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Australia's fossil heritage : a catalogue of important Australian fossil sites

Author: Australian Heritage Council.
Publisher: Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Pub., ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The National Heritage List was created in January 2004 to recognise, celebrate and protect places of outstanding heritage value to the nation. One aspect of natural heritage that has been little explored is Australia's wealth of exceptional fossil sites. While a small number of fossil sites have risen to public prominence, there are many lesser known sites that have important heritage values.
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Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Australian Heritage Council.
ISBN: 9780643101777 0643101772 9780643101784 0643101780 9780643102309 0643102302
OCLC Number: 768383085
Notes: The Field Museum Library notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-181) and index.
Marie Louise Rosenthal Book Fund 3871 (2012-Q4).
Acc no.: 256382 (pbk.).
Description: xi, 188 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Australian Heritage Council.
Local System Bib Number:
35711000190356

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A detailed examination of Australia's fossil heritage revealing the richness and diversity of Australia's prehistory.  Read more...
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"Australia boasts some of the world's most valuable fossil treasures, such as the approximately 600-million-year-old Ediacaran fauna of South Australia that records some of the oldest evidence for Read more...

 
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