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The Resource Vanished Ocean

Vanished Ocean

Label
Vanished Ocean
Title
Vanished Ocean
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This is a book about an ocean that vanished six million years ago - the ocean of Tethys. Named after a Greek sea nymph, there is a sense of mystery about such a vast, ancient ocean, of which all that remains now are a few little pools, like the Caspian Sea. There were other great oceans in the history of the Earth - Iapetus, Panthalassa - but Tethys was the last of them, vanishing a mere moment (in geological terms) before Man came on the scene. Once Tethys stretched across theworld. How do we know? And how could such a vast ocean vanish? The clues of its existence are scattered from Morocco t
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stow, Dorrik
Dewey number
551.46
Index
no index present
LC call number
QE501.4 .P3 S76 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Paleogeografie
  • Tethys
Label
Vanished Ocean
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Tethys the Sea Goddess; 2 Pangaea the Supercontinent and the Birth of Tethys; 3 Extinction, Evolution and the Great Cycles of Life; 4 Tethyan Fecundity in the Jurassic Seas; 5 Black Death to Black Gold; 6 The Greatest Flood of All Time: Rise and Fall of the Seas; 7 End of an Era: The Debate Continues; 8 Portrait of the Tethys Seaway; 9 Closing Ocean, Rising Mountain; 10 Death Throes of an Ocean; 11 Epilogue: Perspective on the Future; Suggested Further Reading; Glossary of Terms; Index
Control code
609863728
Extent
1 online resource (313 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191550317
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609863728
Label
Vanished Ocean
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Tethys the Sea Goddess; 2 Pangaea the Supercontinent and the Birth of Tethys; 3 Extinction, Evolution and the Great Cycles of Life; 4 Tethyan Fecundity in the Jurassic Seas; 5 Black Death to Black Gold; 6 The Greatest Flood of All Time: Rise and Fall of the Seas; 7 End of an Era: The Debate Continues; 8 Portrait of the Tethys Seaway; 9 Closing Ocean, Rising Mountain; 10 Death Throes of an Ocean; 11 Epilogue: Perspective on the Future; Suggested Further Reading; Glossary of Terms; Index
Control code
609863728
Extent
1 online resource (313 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191550317
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609863728

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