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9 edition of Islands in the cosmos found in the catalog.

Islands in the cosmos

the evolution of life on land

by Dale A. Russell

  • 126 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evolution (Biology),
  • Life -- Origin,
  • Biotic communities,
  • Natural selection,
  • Paleoecology,
  • Paleontology -- Mesozoic

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementDale A. Russell ; foreword by Simon Conway Morris.
    SeriesLife of the past
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH366.2 .R87 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22974549M
    ISBN 109780253352736
    LC Control Number2008055797
    OCLC/WorldCa261176951

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