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Author Hedeen, Stanley.

Title Big Bone Lick [electronic resource] : the cradle of American paleontology / Stanley Hedeen ; foreword by John Mack Faragher.

Imprint Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xviii, 182 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 151-174) and index.
Contents Geologic setting -- Source of salt and health -- Indian accounts of great buffalo -- Gathering the bones -- Animal incognitum -- Thomas Jefferson takes an interest -- A question of tusks -- William Goforth's stolen specimens -- William Clark's bountiful collection -- The faunal list evolves -- Other mammoth changes -- Agents of extinction.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Paleontology -- Kentucky -- Big Bone.
Mammoths -- Kentucky -- Big Bone.
Mastodons -- Kentucky -- Big Bone.
Mammals, Fossil -- Kentucky -- Big Bone.
Fossils -- Kentucky -- Big Bone.
Big Bone (Ky.) -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0813124859 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813124858 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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