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Fossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States : With Localities, Collecting Tips, and Illustrations of More than 450 Fossil Specimens - Jasper Burns

Fossil Collecting in the Mid-Atlantic States

With Localities, Collecting Tips, and Illustrations of More than 450 Fossil Specimens

Paperback

Published: 1st April 1991
For Ages: 18+ years old
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Describes the fossils of Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia, and how and where to hunt for them

The definitive regional guide for amateur fossil hunters in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, and parts of Delaware and Pennsylvania. -- John Goodspeed * Easton Star Democrat * An amateur rock sleuth for 30 years, Burns successfully conveys his love for and admiration of fossils in this book. His pencil drawings are clear, clean, and incredibly detailed. Advancing from a rock history of the Chesapeake region, the book includes specific sites for fossil hunting, tips on proper tools, and advice on identifying and displaying a collection. * Chesapeake Bay Magazine * Includes everything from scientific explanation of the nature of fossils and rock formations to a practical guide for finding the necessary tools, sizing up sites, identifying fossils and displaying them back home. * Chesapeake Children *

ISBN: 9780801841453
ISBN-10: 0801841453
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 1st April 1991
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.5  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.39