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Uniform Title Cassell's atlas of evolution.
Title Atlas of life on earth : the earth, its landscape and life forms / Dougal Dixon, Ian Jenkins, Richard Moody, Andrey Zhuravlev ; academic consultant, Professor Michael J. Benton ; illustrators, Julian and Janet Baker [and others].

Publication Info. New York, New York, USA : Chartwell Books, Inc., a division of Book Sales, Inc., 2014.
©2001.
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Description 368 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 31 cm
Note Subtitle from cover.
Reprint. Previously published as: Atlas of life on earth. New York : Barnes & Noble, 2001; and simultaneously in England under title: Cassell's atlas of evolution. London : Cassell, 2001.
Summary A look at the evolution of the Earth, from the beginning of the solar system to the present-day. Presented in six sections, divided into 18 chapters setting out the geological and biological developments of each major geological period. The volume's final section looks at the ways in which the Earth and its biosphere are still evolving today.
Contents Part 1. In the beginning. The origin & nature of the Earth ; The origin & nature of life ; The Archean ; The Proterozoic -- Part 2. The early Paleozoic. The Cambrian ; The Ordovician ; The Silurian -- Part 3. The late Paleozoic. The Devonian ; The early Carboniferous ; The late Carboniferous ; The Permian -- Part 4. The Mesozoic. The Triassic ; The Jurassic ; The Cretaceous -- Part 5. The Tertiary. The Paleogene ; The Neogene -- Part 6. The Quaternary. The Pleistocene ; The Holocene.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 359) and index.
Subject Historical geology.
Geological time.
Animals, Fossil.
Plants, Fossil.
Paleontology.
Evolution (Biology)
Added Author Dixon, Dougal, author.
Jenkins, Ian, 1962- author.
Moody, Richard, 1939- author.
Zhuravlev, A. I͡U. (Andreĭ I͡Urʹevich), doktor biologicheskikh nauk, author.
Benton, M. J. (Michael J.), consultant.
Baker, Julian, 1956- illustrator.
Baker, Janet, 1957- illustrator.
ISBN 9780785831150
0785831150
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