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T. rex and the crater of doom

Author: Walter Alvarez
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2008], ©1997.
Series: Princeton science library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Alvarez, Walter, 1940-
T. rex and the crater of doom.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2008], ©1997
(OCoLC)700685257
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Alvarez
ISBN: 9781400847402 1400847400
OCLC Number: 848895507
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: ©1997. With new foreword by Carl Zimmer.
Awards: Commended for New York Times Notable Book 1997
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 185 pages) : illustrations (some color), color map.
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Foreword / Zimmer, Carl --
Preface --
Chapter 1. Armageddon --
Chapter 2. Ex Libro Lapidum Historia Mundi --
Chapter 3. Gradualist versus Catastrophist --
Chapter 4. Iridium --
Chapter 5. The Search for the Impact Site --
Chapter 6. The Crater of Doom --
Chapter 7. The World after Chicxulub --
Notes --
Index.
Series Title: Princeton science library.
Other Titles: Tyrannosaurus rex and the crater of doom
Responsibility: Walter Alvarez.
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