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Author Everhart, Michael J., author

Title Oceans of Kansas : a natural history of the Western interior sea / Michael J. Everhart
Published Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (458 pages) : illustrations
Series Life of the Past
Life of the past.
Contents Introduction: An ocean in Kansas? -- Our discovery of the Western Interior Sea -- Invertebrates, plants, and trace fossils -- Sharks : sharp teeth and shell crushers -- Fishes, large and small -- Turtles : leatherback giants -- Where the elasmosaurs roamed -- Pliosaurs and polycotylids -- Enter the mosasaurs -- Pteranodons : rulers of the air -- Feathers and teeth -- Dinosaurs? -- The big picture -- Epilogue: Where did it go?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Marine animals, Fossil -- Kansas.
Paleontology -- Cretaceous.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0253027152 (ebk)