Ammonites download free [PDF and Ebook] by N. Monks

Ammonites download free [PDF and Ebook] by N. Monks year 2002
  • Book name: Ammonites
  • Author: N. Monks
  • Release date: 2002/4/10
  • Publisher: SMITHSONIAN BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Natural History
  • ISBN: 9781588340474
  • Rating: 7.39 of 10
  • Votes: 696
  • Review by: Mara Medeiros
  • Review rating: 7.83 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/30
  • Total pages: 176
  • Includes a PDF summary of 15 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: The beautiful spiral shells of these long-extinct marine invertebrates are among the most sought after and recognizable of fossils, yet little has been published about ammonites outside of geological journals. Neale Monks and Philip Palmer look at the latest ideas on ammonite biology and ecology to present this detailed picture of a once diverse and widespread group of animals. The authors describe the evolution of ammonites and their relatives and explain how they created their shells and used them as flotation devices. All the major groups of ammonites are described and illustrated (as are many minor ones), and important material is included on anatomy, feeding, reproduction, and pathology. The 300-million-year existence of ammonites ended at around the same time that dinosaurs became extinct. Fortunately, ammonites were once so abundant that their fossilized shells can be readily found, and the authors provide a helpful guide to locating and collecting these unique fossils.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 12H13M19S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Rocks, Minerals & Fossils, Historical Geology, Palaeontology
  • Available formats: GIF, EPUB, PDF, WORD, TXT, AZW, DOC, BMP. Compressed in EML, RAR, RZ, TAR.BZ, ZIP, TAR.BZ2
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 24.86 USD
  • Dimensions: 153.92x235.2x9.91mm
  • Weight: 353.8g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Washington, United States
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