The Eocene-Oligocene transition : paradise lost

by Prothero, Donald R.,

Format: Print Book 1994
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Carnegie Museum of Natural History Vertebrate Paleontology QE692.8 .P76 1994
Location  Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Collection  Vertebrate Paleontology
Call Number  QE692.8 .P76 1994
Describes the Eocene-Oligocene extinctions, an important turning-point in Earth history approximately 40 million years ago, when the first signs of Antarctic glaciation appeared. The text relates how, during a period of global cooling, the planet's climate and vegetation changed dramatically.
Additional Information
Series Critical moments in paleobiology and earth history series.
Subjects Eocene-Oligocene boundary.
Extinction (Biology)
Paleontology -- Eocene.
Paleontology -- Oligocene.
Publisher New York :1994
Language English
Description xvii, 291 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-283) and index.
ISBN 0231080905
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