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The Bone Hunters: The Discovery of Miocene Fossils in Gray, Tennessee

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9781572333239

ISBN10:
1572333235
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/31/2005
Publisher(s):
Univ of Tennessee Pr

Questions About This Book?

What version or edition is this?
This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 1/31/2005.
What is included with this book?
  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.

Author Biography

Harry Moore manages the Tennessee Department of Transportation's Geotechnical Engineering office in Knoxville.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi
Prologue: Creatures Emerging from the Clay xv
Introduction: Geology and Fossils in Tennessee xix
Sidebar: Geologic Time xxv
The Beginning
1(8)
The Discovery
9(6)
The Month of June
15(32)
Sidebar: Fossil-Hunting Tools
22(25)
The Public Announcement
47(8)
Research and Planning
55(12)
The Politicians Come
67(10)
The Final Decision
77(6)
Sidebar: The Miocene Epoch and the Gray Site
81(2)
Afterwards
83(8)
Appendix 1. Chronology 91(4)
Appendix 2. Animal and Plant Fossils at the Gray Fossil Site 95(2)
Bibliography 97(2)
Index 99


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