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Wonderful life: the Burgess Shale and the nature of history

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W.W. Norton,
Pub. Date:
c1989.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
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High in the Canadian Rockies is a small limestone quarry formed 530 million years ago called the Burgess Shale. It hold the remains of an ancient sea where dozens of strange creatures lived--a forgotten corner of evolution preserved in awesome detail. In this book Stephen Jay Gould explores what the Burgess Shale tells us about evolution and the nature of history.
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9780393027051
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subject_facetBurgess Shale (B.C.)
Contingency (Philosophy)
Invertebrates, Fossil -- British Columbia -- Yoho National Park
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Paleontology -- Cambrian
Paleontology -- Philosophy
Yoho National Park (B.C.)
title_displayWonderful life : the Burgess Shale and the nature of history
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