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Butterflies of Alberta

https://archives.whyte.org/en/permalink/catalogue6714
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
1993
Author
Acorn, John
Publisher
Edmonton : Lone Pine
Call Number
04.2 Ac7
Author
Acorn, John
Publisher
Edmonton : Lone Pine
Published Date
1993
Physical Description
143p. : ill., maps, ports
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Notes
Index
ISBN
1-55105-028-5
Accession Number
25500
Call Number
04.2 Ac7
Collection
Archives Library
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Deep Alberta : fossil facts and dinosaur digs

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2007
Author
Acorn, John
Publisher
Drumheller, Alta. : Royal Tyrrell Museum
Call Number
04 A7d
Author
Acorn, John
Publisher
Drumheller, Alta. : Royal Tyrrell Museum
Published Date
2007
Physical Description
xii, 186 pages : illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Paleontology
Dinosaurs
Fossils
Contents
Geology of Alberta map -- Albanerpetontids, as we say -- Ammonites and ammolites -- Albertosaurus, Alberta's dinosaur -- Amber, fossilized tree sap -- Amia, the bowfin -- Atrociraptor, the new raptor -- Basilemys, a very large turtle -- Bison, as opposed to buffalo -- The Blindman River -- Belonostomus, a pointy-headed fish -- Barnum Brown, fossil hunter -- Burbank, Alberta -- Calgary and the things that lay beneath it -- Extinct camels -- The Canadian shield -- Centrosaurus, a herding horned dinosaur -- Champsosaurus, a kind of non-crocodile -- Chasmosaurus, a short-horned dinosaur -- North American cheetahs -- The Bow Valley at Cochrane -- Cretaceous lizards -- Alberta's crocodilians -- Dawn redwood trees -- Devil's Coulee and its dinosaur nests -- Didelphodon, a sort of primitive possum -- Dinosaur Provincial Park -- Dromaeosaurus, a snappy little raptor -- The Drumheller Badlands -- Dry Island Buffalo Jump Provincial Park -- Dunkleosteus, a very scary fish -- Edmonton, a modest sort of dinosaur graveyard -- Edmontosaurus, Edmonton's duck-billed dinosaur -- Edmontonia, Edmonton's other dinosaur -- Feathered dinosaurs -- Fossil frogs -- Gar, the fish -- Horn corals -- How do you know where to dig? -- Hypacrosaurus, less than the ultimate dinosaur -- The Kleskun Hills -- Lambeosaurus, Lambe's dinosaur -- Leptoceratops, a hornless horned dinosaur -- Alberta's lions -- Lundbreck Falls and the black beauty -- Mammoths and mastodons -- The Milk River -- Mosasaurs, the giant marine lizards -- Multituberculates, common but extinct mammals -- Myledaphus, a guitar fish -- New fossil names -- The oil sands -- Ornithomimids, the bird mimics -- Pachyrhinosaurus, the thick-nosed dinosaur -- Palaeontology in Alberta -- Pantodonts, giant Palaeocene mammals -- Parasaurolophus, a long-headed duck-bill -- Parksosaurus, Park's dinosaur -- The world's oldest pike -- Plants of the ornithomimid quarry -- Plesiadapis, a weird early primate -- Plesiosaurs, the sea serpents of the Mesozoic -- "Primitive" plants -- Pterosaurs, the flying reptiles -- Fossil salamanders -- Sandy Point -- Saurornitholestes, a raptor -- Short-faced bear -- Since the Ice Age -- Snakes of the dinosaur times -- Soft-shelled turtles -- Stegoceras -- The Sternberg family -- Sedimentology, the science of sediments -- Sturgeon, a living fossil fish -- Styracosaurus, a classic Alberta dinosaur -- Trace fossils -- Troodon, the "smart" dinosaur -- Triceratops, the three-horned face -- Tyrannosaurus or "T. rex"-- The venomous mammal.
Notes
Based on the radio series "Deep Alberta", broadcast on CKUA Radio and sponsored by the Royal Tyrrell Museum. Ben Gadd Personal Library
ISBN
9780888644817
Accession Number
2021.20
Call Number
04 A7d
Collection
Archives Library
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