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Window into the Jurassic world : Dinosaur State Park, Rocky Hill, Connecticut  Cover Image Book Book

Window into the Jurassic world : Dinosaur State Park, Rocky Hill, Connecticut / Nicholas G. McDonald ; with photography by Richard Bergen.

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  • ISBN: 0982590512
  • ISBN: 9780982590515
  • ISBN: 0982590504
  • ISBN: 9780982590508
  • Physical Description: viii, 105 p. : col. ill., maps ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: Rocky Hill, Conn. : Friends of Dinosaur State Park and Arboretum, Inc., c2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 97-98) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Time and change ; The geologic time scale and time-line walkway at Dinosaur Park ; Fossils and the record of life on Earth -- Birth of a valley ; Climates of the early Mesozoic ; The Central Valley of Connecticut in modern times: the rock record -- Discovery! Dinosaur tracks revealed ; The exhibit center trackways -- Evidence: life of the ancient landscapes ; A moment in the Triassic: the Sillin mural and late Triassic diorama ; Jurassic valley: the Dilophosaurus diorama and mural ; "Fossil" lakes of the Jurassic -- Traces: fossil footprints of the Central Valley ; Tracks of Fossils ; Hitchcock and the origins of ichnology ; Common fossil footprints in the Central Valley -- The arboretum of evolution ; The fossil record of land plants ; Highlights of the arboretum -- Natural areas and nature trails ; The natural setting ; Ecological habitats at Dinosaur State Park -- Park programs.
Subject: Dinosaur State Park (Conn.)
Dinosaurs > Connecticut.
Paleontology > Connecticut.
Paleontology > Jurassic.
Dinosaur tracks > Connecticut.
Fossils > Connecticut.
Geology > Connecticut.

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  • 46 of 50 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Minor Memorial Library - Roxbury.


  • 0 current holds with 50 total copies.
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Minor Memorial Library - Roxbury J 567.9 MCDONALD (Text) 33630131506540 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

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