Fossil sharks and rays of the southern Santa Cruz Mountains, California by Frank Perry

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Published by Santa Cruz Museum Association in Santa Cruz, Calif .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Santa Margarita Formation (Calif.),
  • California,
  • Santa Cruz Mountains Region.

Subjects:

  • Sharks, Fossil -- California -- Santa Cruz Mountains Region.,
  • Rays (Fishes), Fossil -- California -- Santa Cruz Mountains Region.,
  • Paleontology -- Miocene.,
  • Santa Margarita Formation (Calif.)

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 45-47).

Book details

Statementby Frank A. Perry ; [illustrations by the author].
SeriesNatural history guide ;, no. 2
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQE852.C52 P47 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL882296M
ISBN 100963248014
LC Control Number95170253
OCLC/WorldCa32856529

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