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The fossil hunter

Shelley Emling

The fossil hunter

dinosaurs, evolution, and the woman who changed science

by Shelley Emling

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anning, Mary, -- 1799-1847,
  • Women paleontologists -- England -- Biography,
  • Paleontologists -- England -- Biography,
  • Discoveries in science -- History -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementShelley Emling.
    GenreBiography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE707.A56 E46 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23223685M
    ISBN 100230611567
    LC Control Number2009017900

    Elizabeth Philpot (–) was an early 19th-century British fossil collector, amateur palaeontologist and artist who collected fossils from the cliffs around Lyme Regis in Dorset on the southern coast of England. She is best known today for her collaboration and friendship with the well known fossil hunter Mary was well known in geological circles for her knowledge of fossil. Charles Hazelius Sternberg (J – J ) was an American fossil collector and was active in both fields from to , and collected fossils for Edward Drinker Cope and Othniel C. Marsh, and for the British Museum, the San Diego Natural History Museum and other museums.. The Sternberg family is legendary in the history of : J , New York.   Tectonic activity forced the land upwards and those fossil graves were then exposed to the elements. Anning, a gifted fossil hunter, made the most of this remarkable landscape – though it was.


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