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Chesapeake invader : discovering America's giant meteorite crater

Author: C Wylie Poag
Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton Legacy Library, 2017.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Wylie Poag
ISBN: 0691603065 9780691603063 0691629013 9780691629018
OCLC Number: 975137197
Notes: Printing on demand of the 1999 edition.
Description: xii, 183 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface ix Acknowledgments xi CHAPTER ONE Telltales 3 CHAPTER TWO Microfossil Magic 20 CHAPTER THREE Tektites 29 CHAPTER FOUR Toms Canyon 42 CHAPTER FIVE Super Tsunami 50 CHAPTER SIX Chesapeake Crater Revealed 53 CHAPTER SEVEN Proof in the Pudding 57 CHAPTER EIGHT A Perilous Path 67 CHAPTER NINE Mass Extinctions 80 CHAPTER TEN Eocene Environments 90 CHAPTER ELEVEN Sinking Sand 104 CHAPTER TWELVE Threatened Ground Waters 115 CHAPTER THIRTEEN Faulty Floor 123 CHAPTER FOURTEEN Seaward Explorer 127 CHAPTER FIFTEEN Buried Treasure 138 CHAPTER SIXTEEN Subterranean Waste 143 CHAPTER SEVENTEEN Chicken Little's Dilemma 147 Glossary 157 Suggestions for Fuither Reading 163 Recommended Sites on the World Wide Web 165 Index 167
Responsibility: C. Wylie Poag.

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