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When life nearly died : the greatest mass extinction of all time

Author: M J Benton
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the greatest mass extinction in Earth's history at least 90 percent of life was killed, both on land and in the sea, almost bringing evolution to a halt. What caused destruction on such an  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Benton, M. J. (Michael J.).
When life nearly died
(OCoLC)191753185
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: M J Benton
ISBN: 9780500771006 0500771006 9780500771013 0500771014
OCLC Number: 903130466
Notes: Originally published: 2003.
Description: 1 online resource (336 pages)
Responsibility: Michael J. Benton.
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