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Fossil floras of Antarctica

Edna P. Plumstead

Fossil floras of Antarctica

by Edna P. Plumstead

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Published by Trans-Antarctic Expedition Committee in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an appendix on Antarctic fossil wood by Richard Kra usel.
SeriesScientific reports / Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-1958 -- no.9, Scientific reports (Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-1958) -- no.9.
ContributionsKra usel, Richard., Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1955-1958)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13957179M

  A team of American scientists has just returned from the Antarctic with the fossil remains of the first land mammal ever found there. reached that continent from South America using Antarctica. A great book for reading or reference, this handy (" x ") handbook presents interesting facts and full-color photos for hundreds of different fossils. Contains pages with a glossary and fossil index. More information, table of contents.

The Vegetation of Antarctica through Geological Time - Kindle edition by Cantrill, David, Poole, Imogen. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Vegetation of Antarctica through Geological Time.4/5(1).   Antarctica is one of the greatest frontiers for scientists, and a place where paleontologists know there are great fossils, but have more than a hard time reaching : Shaena Montanari.

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Despite a heavy layer of ice on top, there is liquid water in the lake. Edna Pauline Plumstead (née Janisch) (15 September Cape Town – 23 September Johannesburg) was a South African palaeobotanist, of the Bernard Price Institute for Palaeontological Research, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, where she graduated in Edna lived in Cape Town the first seven years of her life and that is where she would explore and find wild flowers in Alma mater: Witwatersrand University.

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There are abundant. Last year, while fossil-hunting in Antarctica, Gulbranson and his team found the oldest polar forest on record from the southern polar region.

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This book provides the only detailed overview Pages:. Scientists braved the cold of Antarctica to study the end of the age of dinosaurs.

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In Trans-Antarctic Expedition, –, Sci. Rept. 9 (Geology): 1 – Google Scholar Plumstead EP () A new assemblage of plant fossils from Milorgfjella, Dronning Maud Land. Brit. Antarctic Survey Sci. Rept. 1–30 Google ScholarCited by: