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Title: Educational Series 1. Guide to Fossil Collecting in Minnesota_Revised
Authors: Hogberg, R.K.
Sloan, R.E.
Tufford, Sarah
Keywords: geology
fossil
Minnesota Geological Survey
trilobite
Issue Date: 1967
Publisher: Minnesota Geological Survey
Series/Report no.: Educational Series
1_Revised
Abstract: FOSSILS tell us what life was like on earth in ancient geologic time. A fossil clam, for example, lived on a sea bottom much as its modern relatives do. By finding many fossil clams, we can determine the extent of a prehistoric sea. Fossils also indicate the climates of the geologic past. Fossils show us that life on earth has not always been the same. In fact primitive algae and bacteria have given rise to reptiles, mammals, and finally to man. Fossils aid geologists in finding oil and other mineral deposits.
Description: Reprinted 1979; Reprinted 1985
URI: http://purl.umn.edu/57229
ISSN: 0544-3083
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