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Some 250 million years ago, the great supercontinent of Pangea formed, on the eve of a great extinction that bookmarked both the close of the Permian period and the Paleozoic era;... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Stan Prager
Read this book and you'll be carried a few hundred million years into deep time. Stow's passion for the Tethys come through every page. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Laura McNamara
If you want to know why what happen 250 million years matters today, this is a great book. Not too technical, just right for the geo-hobbyist.Published 16 months ago by Steve
What an interesting book. Full of surprising insight, personal experiences and scientific explanations. I've really enjoyed reading this. Highly recommended.Published 23 months ago by Andrew Melomet
This is one of the best sources for the Tethys Sea story. A wonderful, clear presentation.
Maybe a follow up book on Gondwanaland?
I'm about half way through this book, but I'm enjoying it so much I'm writing the review now. This book brings together geology (continental drift, etc. Read morePublished on June 4, 2012 by Pete
"Vanished Ocean" is a fairly thorough introduction to the life and death of the Tethys Ocean and how geologists know what they do about something that has not been around for... Read morePublished on July 16, 2011 by Atheen