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Catastrophes and lesser calamities : the causes of mass extinctions, Tony Hallam

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Catastrophes and lesser calamities : the causes of mass extinctions
Title
Catastrophes and lesser calamities
Title remainder
the causes of mass extinctions
Statement of responsibility
Tony Hallam
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Renowned geologist Tony Hallam takes us on a tour of the Earth's history, and of the cataclysmic events, as well as the more gradual extinctions, that have punctuated life on Earth throughout the past 500 million years. - ;This is a book about the dramatic periods in the Earth's history called mass extinctions - short periods (by geological standards) when life nearly died out on Earth. The most famous is the mass extinction that happened about 65 million years ago, and that caused the death of the dinosaurs. But that was not the worst mass extinction: that honour goes to the extinction at the
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Hallam, Tony
Dewey number
576.84
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
QE721.2.E97
LC item number
.H355 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Extinction (Biology)
  • Catastrophes (Geology)
Label
Catastrophes and lesser calamities : the causes of mass extinctions, Tony Hallam
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EBC4700209
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191513091
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, tables, photographs, maps
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4700209
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL4700209
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr11272768
  • (CaONFJC)MIL76294
  • (OCoLC)960165805
Label
Catastrophes and lesser calamities : the causes of mass extinctions, Tony Hallam
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EBC4700209
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (241 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191513091
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits, tables, photographs, maps
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC4700209
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL4700209
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr11272768
  • (CaONFJC)MIL76294
  • (OCoLC)960165805

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