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The Resource Here be dragons : how the study of animal and plant distributions revolutionized our views of life and earth, Dennis McCarthy

Here be dragons : how the study of animal and plant distributions revolutionized our views of life and earth, Dennis McCarthy

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Here be dragons : how the study of animal and plant distributions revolutionized our views of life and earth
Title
Here be dragons
Title remainder
how the study of animal and plant distributions revolutionized our views of life and earth
Statement of responsibility
Dennis McCarthy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCarthy, Dennis
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QH84
LC item number
.M34 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biogeography
  • Plate tectonics
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Biogeographie
  • Evolution
Label
Here be dragons : how the study of animal and plant distributions revolutionized our views of life and earth, Dennis McCarthy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-206) and index
Contents
Galápagan epiphany : how the distribution of plants and animals led Darwin to the theory of evolution -- The Mesosaurus problem : how fossil locations helped revolutionized our view of earth history -- Pygmy mammoths and mysterious islands : why the geography of certain island groups, like Hawaii, Galápagos, and the Channel Islands, has turned them into a cauldron of evolutionary catalysts -- The volcanic ring that changed the world : how evolution and plate tectonics have operated in concert to govern the major biotic patterns and produce the Earth's most fascinating creatures in the most exotic locales -- The bloody fall of South America and the last of the Triassic beak-headed reptiles : South America, Australia, and New Zealand as sanctuaries for "living fossils" -- Enchanted waters : biogeography among the life aquatic -- The battle over Eden : the controversy over the biogeographical history of the human race -- The grand coalescence of life and earth : the past, present, and future of biogeography
Control code
428436665
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxiii, 214 p., [4] p. of plates
Isbn
9780199542468
Lccn
2009024516
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)428436665
Label
Here be dragons : how the study of animal and plant distributions revolutionized our views of life and earth, Dennis McCarthy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-206) and index
Contents
Galápagan epiphany : how the distribution of plants and animals led Darwin to the theory of evolution -- The Mesosaurus problem : how fossil locations helped revolutionized our view of earth history -- Pygmy mammoths and mysterious islands : why the geography of certain island groups, like Hawaii, Galápagos, and the Channel Islands, has turned them into a cauldron of evolutionary catalysts -- The volcanic ring that changed the world : how evolution and plate tectonics have operated in concert to govern the major biotic patterns and produce the Earth's most fascinating creatures in the most exotic locales -- The bloody fall of South America and the last of the Triassic beak-headed reptiles : South America, Australia, and New Zealand as sanctuaries for "living fossils" -- Enchanted waters : biogeography among the life aquatic -- The battle over Eden : the controversy over the biogeographical history of the human race -- The grand coalescence of life and earth : the past, present, and future of biogeography
Control code
428436665
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxiii, 214 p., [4] p. of plates
Isbn
9780199542468
Lccn
2009024516
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)428436665

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