Attending marvels

a Patagonian journal by George Gaylord Simpson

Publisher: Time Inc. in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 289 Downloads: 23
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  • Simpson, George Gaylord, -- 1902-,
  • Paleontology -- Patagonia (Argentina and Chile),
  • Natural history -- Patagonia (Argentina and Chile),
  • Scarritt Patagonian expedition of the American Museum of Natural History, 1930-1931,
  • Patagonia (Argentina and Chile) -- Description and travel

Edition Notes

StatementGeorge Gaylord simpson ; with a new introduction by Dr. Laurence M. Gould.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxv, 289 p. :
Number of Pages289
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17728737M

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An account of the author's adventures, difficulties and discoveries on the Scarritt expedition into Patagonia. George Gaylord Simpson Paleontologist and Evolutionist Léo F. Laporte Columbia University Press, New York, pp.

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