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Yorkshire S Dinosaur Coast

Author : Ian D Rotherham
ISBN : 9781445618173
Genre : History
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North Yorkshire boasts some of the most stunning countryside and amazing seaside anywhere in England, and its history is equally dramatic. Whitby Museum holds evidence of the great sea creatures that formerly populated this region millions of years ago. The soft shale rocks reveal and release fossils of remarkable sealife from small ammonites to giant plesiosaurs. This is truly the 'Dinosaur Coast'. From the southern areas around Filey to the far north of our story at Saltburn-by-the-Sea, each area has its own tales to tell. Within these pages, we take a journey in words and full-colour pictures along Yorkshire's Dinosaur Coast. Discover the twentieth-century seaside resorts of Filey and Scarborough and the secret cliffs of Robin Hood's Bay. Visit the home of Dracula, the fishing villages of Staithes and Runswick Bay, and stand on the pier at Saltburn to watch the great ships that still service the area's industry. Wildlife, history, heritage and landscape combine to make the northern coastline of Yorkshire a fascinating place to visit. This is Yorkshire at its best.

British Mesozoic Fossils

Author : The Natural History Museum
ISBN : 1898298734
Genre : Science
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The Mesozoic era ranged from 240 million to 65 million years ago. This handbook is intended to provide a concise and inexpensive source of reference for those wishing to know which fossils from this period they may expect to find in Britain, and to help them identify for themselves the fossils they have collected.Following a brief introduction to the subject, simple stratigraphical tables show British Mesozoic rock formations. There is a comprehensive listing of the geological distribution of each species featured, which can be cross-referenced with the appropriate illustration, and a brief explaination of the scientific names of fossils.The book’s identification guide includes 73 plates of accurate black-and-white line drawings and features 365 invertebrate and plant fossil species. Each of the species isillustrated with at least one drawing, which is accompanied by details of where in Britain it can be found.In this, the sixth edition of British Mesozoic Fossils, there have been extensive stratigraphical and nomenclatorial revisions to bring it fully into line with current concepts.With a geological time-scale and a colour map of the distribution of Mesozoic strata, this guide will help both amateur and professional palaeontologists identify fossils from this era.

The Dinosaur Coast

Author : Roger Osborne
ISBN : 0907480888
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Fossil Fishes Of Great Britain

Author : David L. Dineley
ISBN : STANFORD:36105025058384
Genre : Nature
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Gem

Author : DK
ISBN : 9781465462121
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Gem is a dazzling visual guide to precious stones, organic gems, and precious metals that weaves together beautiful, specially commissioned images and science, natural history, mythology, and true stories of adventure and discovery. From diamonds to sapphires to limestone, this comprehensive guide profiles all the key gemstones and other precious materials, and stunning images show the jewels in their different cuts, colors, and uses. The stories, myths, and legends that surround the most celebrated gems and jewel-laden artifacts from around the world are revealed, from their journeys in the company of royalty, film stars, and thieves to the curse of the Hope Diamond. Additionally, a reference section at the end of the book highlights a variety of other rocks and non-precious stones. Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution, Gem combines stunning photographs with expert knowledge, making it perfect for gift giving.

Guide To Fossil Collecting In England And Wales

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Living Fossils

Author : N. Eldredge
ISBN : 9781461382713
Genre : Science
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The case history approach has an impressive record of success in a variety of disciplines. Collections of case histories, casebooks, are now widely used in all sorts of specialties other than in their familiar appli cation to law and medicine. The case method had its formal beginning at Harvard in 1871 when Christopher Lagdell developed it as a means of teaching. It was so successful in teaching law that it was soon adopted in medical education, and the collection of cases provided the raw material for research on various diseases. Subsequently, the case history approach spread to such varied fields as business, psychology, management, and economics, and there are over 100 books in print that use this approach. The idea for a series of Casehooks in Earth Science grew from my experience in organizing and editing a collection of examples of one variety of sedimentary deposits. The prqject began as an effort to bring some order to a large number of descriptions of these deposits that were so varied in presentation and terminology that even specialists found them difficult to compare and analyze. Thus, from the beginning, it was evident that something more than a simple collection of papers was needed. Accordingly, the nearly fifty contributors worked together with George de Vries Klein and me to establish a standard format for presenting the case histories.

Photographing Pattern Design In Nature

Author : Arnold Wilson
ISBN : 9781408110966
Genre : Photography
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How to take close up photos of natural objects, revealing the beautiful patterns within.

Dinosaur Tracks And Other Fossil Footprints Of Europe

Author : Martin Lockley
ISBN : 0231504608
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-- David Norman, Geological Magazine 2000

Whe Yu From

Author : Brian James Hudson
ISBN : 098087730X
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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