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The great ice age by Christopher Maynard

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


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Briefly discusses the effects of the Great Ice Age on the earth"s land formations, vegetation, and animals.

Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Christopher Maynard ; designed by David Nash ; illustrated by Mike Atkinson ... [et al.].
SeriesRandom House all-about books
ContributionsAtkinson, Mike, ill.
LC ClassificationsQE697 .M45 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2376471M
ISBN 100394892143, 0394992148
LC Control Number87004791

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  Larry Marshall3 sums up a book on Ice Age extinctions by saying: Many chapter authors argue that the old axiom — the present is the key to the past — no longer stands. Guthrie (chap. 13) speaks of the standards tied to normalcy of present as being erroneous when looking at the : Michael J. Oard.   The origins of ice age theory began hundreds of years ago, when Europeans noted that glaciers in the Alps had shrunk, but its popularization is credited to 19th century Swiss geologist Louis Agassiz. Great Ice Age synonyms, Great Ice Age pronunciation, Great Ice Age translation, English dictionary definition of Great Ice Age. n. 1. A cold period marked by extensive glaciation. 2. Although a great amount of scientific research has been applied to the study of ice and ice ages and much knowledge has been gained, why they occur is just as much a mystery now as it was when Joseph Adhémar published the first detailed ice age theory in his book, Revolutions de la Mer, Deluges Periodics.