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  • British Fossils
  • Written by Peter Doyle
  • Format: Trade Paperback | ISBN: 9780747806868
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The fossil-bearing rocks of the British Isles represent life from the last 2,900 million years and the UK is seen by many as the cradle of modern geology. Using the geological map of Britain, expert palaeontologist Peter Doyle offers a comprehensive guide to fossils in the UK, plotting the main fossil groups around the country, and relating them to the different ages of the rock in which they are found. With photographs of the fossils that can be discovered, and tips on how to find them yourself, British Fossils is the perfect companion for the novice fossil hunter or enthusiast.

Table of Contents

The Meaning of Fossils
The British Isles -2,900 Million Years of Earth History
The Variety of Fossils
Britain's Fossils
Collecting Fossils
Suggested Reading
Index

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