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Author Stilwell, Jeffrey D.

Title Frozen in time [electronic resource] : prehistoric life in Antarctica / by Jeffrey D. Stilwell and John A. Long.

Imprint Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2011.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 238 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. The cold, barren land we call Antarctica -- 2. A continent discovered -- 3. The fossil pioneers -- 4. Antarctica's oldest fossils -- 5. The age of fish and ferns -- 6. A time of southern coal swamps -- 7. Giant amphibians and hairy reptiles -- 8. Volcanic lakes and early dinosaurs -- 9. When dinosaurs ruled -- 10. When giant reptiles swam in southern seas -- 11. Killer birds, giant penguins and early mammals -- 12. The big chill: from paradise to polar ice -- 13. Life today in the frozen south.
Summary Presents a comprehensive overview of the fossil record of Antarctica framed within its changing environmental settings.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Fossils -- Antarctica.
Paleontology -- Antarctica.
Environmental geology -- Antarctica.
Climatic changes -- Antarctica.
Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic resource.
Electronic books.
Added Author Long, John A., 1957-
Other Form: Print version: Stilwell, Jeffrey. Frozen in Time : Prehistoric Life in Antarctica. Melbourne : CSIRO Publishing, ©2011 9780643096356
ISBN 9780643104013 (electronic bk.)
0643104011 (electronic bk.)
9780643096356 (hbk.)
0643096353 (hbk.)