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Author Hedeen, Stanley.

Title Big Bone Lick : the cradle of American paleontology / Stanley Hedeen ; foreword by John Mack Faragher.

Publication Info. Lexington, Ky. : The University Press of Kentucky, [2008]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Non-Fiction - DKLY-12  560.9769 HED    AVAILABLE
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  QE 705 .U6 H43 2008    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  560.9769 HED    AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 182 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-174) and index.
Contents Geologic setting -- Source of salt and health -- Indian accounts of great buffalo -- Gathering the bones -- Animal incognitum -- Thomas Jefferson takes an interest -- A question of tusks -- William Goforth's stolen specimens -- William Clark's bountiful collection -- The faunal list evolves -- Other mammoth changes -- Agents of extinction.
Subject Paleontology -- Kentucky -- Big Bone.
Mammoths -- Kentucky -- Big Bone.
Mastodons -- Kentucky -- Big Bone.
Mammals, Fossil -- Kentucky -- Big Bone.
Fossils -- Kentucky -- Big Bone.
Big Bone (Ky.) -- History.
ISBN 9780813124858 hardcover alkaline paper
0813124859 hardcover alkaline paper

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