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Seismosaurus: The Earth Shaker


By: David D Gillette

205 pages, 42 photos, 20 col & b/w illus

Columbia University Press

Hardback | Aug 1994 | #38689 | ISBN: 0231078749
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Paperback | May 1999 | #94419 | ISBN: 0231078757
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A richly illustrated account of the trials and triumphs of the excavation and study of Seismosaurus hallorum - at 150 feet, the longest dinosaur ever discovered, and probably the heaviest. With illustrations by Mark Hallett.

Here is a work destined to be of great historical importance in the field of paleontology...There have been no comparably detailed exegeses on the history of a single excavation. Earth Sciences History

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David D. Gillette, Ph.D., is the coeditor of Dinosaur Tracks and Traces and coauthor of Glyptodonts of North America.Mark Hallett is a well-known illustrator of prehistoric animals and their environments. His work has graced the pages of Life, Smithsonian, and Natural History and has been featured in internationally televised programs.

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