Cruisin' the fossil freeway : an epoch tale of a scientist and an artist on the ultimate 5,000-mile paleo road trip

by Johnson, Kirk R.

Format: Print Book 2007
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Summary
The travels of a paleontologist and an artist as they drive across the American West in search of fossils. Throughout their journey, they encounter "paleonerds" like themselves, people dedicated to finding everything from suburban T. rexes to ancient fossilized forests.
Contents
Suburban Rex
On the road
Bones galore
This cabin walked
The dead eds
Dinosaur tracks at 65 MPH
Out in the gumbo
40,000 mammals can be wrong
Dr. Love's lost bone bed
Surf and turf
The raging uintatheres of vernal
Ammonite spawning grounds
The dinosaur diamond
The Mormon Trilobite choir
Three handshakes from Darwin.

Additional Information
Subjects Paleontology -- West (U.S.)
Dinosaurs -- West (U.S.)
Fossils -- West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) -- Description and travel.
United States -- Discovery and exploration.
Publisher Golden, Colo. :Fulcrum Pub.,2007
Other Titles Cruising the fossil freeway
Contributors Troll, Ray, 1954-
Language English
Notes Includes index.
Description 204 pages : illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm
ISBN 9781555914516 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1555914519 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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