Authoritative text, crystal-clear photography, and a systematic approach make DK's Smithsonian Handbook of Fossils the most comprehensive and concise guide to fossils of the world. Packed with more than 1000 full-color photographs of over 500 fossils, this handbook's photo-encyclopedic approach is designed to cut through the complex process of identification to provide instant species recognition. Expertly written and thoroughly vetted, each entry combines a precise description with annotated photography to highlight a fossil's chief characteristics and distinguishing features. A full-color illustration, showing the fossil as a living animal or plant, and color-coded bands, providing at-a-glance facts for quick reference, complete every entry. Also included is a comprehensive glossary. Identification made easy: Packed with detailed information on recognition, classification, and more, DK's Smithsonian Handbook of Fossils is the clearest identification guide to fossils for beginners and established enthusiasts alike.
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