Deep Alberta: Fossil Facts and Dinosaur Digs

By: Acorn, John

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A clean, unmarked book with a tight binding. 188 pages. Many color photos.


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Alberta is well known for its fossil treasures, and author John Acorn is as keen on the long-dead creatures of Alberta as he is on the living. Here, John features 80 of the most noteworthy fossils, fossil locations, and fossil hunters from this most palaeontological of provinces. There's more to the story of "deep Alberta" than dinosaurs, but dinosaur fans will find all their favourite beasts here as well -- from Edmontosaurus to Tyrannosaurus rex, and everything in-between. Then there are the surprises, such as the world's oldest pike, the discovery of a venomous mammal, and the fossils found in such unlikely places as Edmonton and Calgary. Prepared with the collaboration of palaeontologists around Alberta, and the world-renowned Royal Tyrrell Museum, this is a book that is long overdue, and that deserves a place on everyone's bookshelf.

Title: Deep Alberta: Fossil Facts and Dinosaur Digs

Author: Acorn, John

Categories: Science, General, Canada,

Publisher: Edmonton, Alberta, The University of Alberta Press: 2007

ISBN Number: 0888644817

ISBN Number 13: 9780888644817

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Fine

Type: Science

Seller ID: 142903

Keywords: Paleontology, Fossils,