A Guide to Pennsylvanian Age Plant Fossils of Southwest Virginia by Thomas F. McLoughlin
A Guide to Pennsylvanian (Carboniferous) Age Plant Fossils of Southwest Virginia

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“…a narrow-focus book aimed at rock hounds, fossil collectors and students of paleobotany… the book comprises a highly competent presentation of a specialized subject area. Neophytes should take note that some of the language is quite technical…”
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This book is a picture guide to fossil plants and a few fossil marine organisms found in close association with the coal measures in southwestern Virginia. The fossils are sorted by groups and located as to coal seam horizon and geographic location. Short descriptions of each group of plant types are provided. This publication has been designed with the armature (rock hound) as well as a virtual guide for the more advanced collectors. There are 57 plates with more than 280 illustrations, most of which are in color.
 

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Published December 20, 2016 by Trafford Publishing. 155 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Non-fiction
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on Jan 08 2014

“…a narrow-focus book aimed at rock hounds, fossil collectors and students of paleobotany… the book comprises a highly competent presentation of a specialized subject area. Neophytes should take note that some of the language is quite technical…”

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