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Mystery mammals of the ice age: Great Lakes region

J. Alan Holman

Mystery mammals of the ice age: Great Lakes region

by J. Alan Holman

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Published by Hillsdale Educational Publishers in Hillsdale, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Lakes Region (North America)
    • Subjects:
    • Mammals, Fossil -- Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Paleontology -- Pleistocene -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Glacial epoch -- Great Lakes Region (North America) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Mammals, Fossil -- Great Lakes Region (North America),
    • Glacial epoch.

    • About the Edition

      Describes the characteristics and habits of prehistoric mammals inhabiting the Great Lakes region during the Ice Age and some of their present-day descendants.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby J. Alan Holman and Dirk Gringhuis.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      ContributionsGringhuis, Dirk, 1918- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE881 .H7
      The Physical Object
      Pagination46 p.
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5307574M
      LC Control Number72090919

      The Great Lakes: The U.S. and Canada’s Freshwater Treasures 1. Introduction A massive sheet of ice, the last of the Ice Age glaciers, crept across the North American continent. Covering thousands of miles, the ice sheet inched south across the vast region that is now Canada and what is today the northern United States. Finally, it slid to an icyFile Size: KB. The Great Lakes are important as wintering areas for ducks such as the scaup and the old-squaw duck, and a diversity of shorebirds and songbirds migrate through the region during the spring and fall. Various places along the shoreline, such as Point Pelée (Ontario) in Lake Erie and Whitefish Point (Michigan) in Lake Superior, are favored.

      Glacial lakes that have been formed for a long period of time have a more diverse ecosystem of fauna originating form neighboring tributaries or other glacial refugia. For example, many native species of the great lakes basin entered via the Mississippi basin refugia within the .   Buy a cheap copy of Warblers of the Great Lakes Region and book by Chris Earley. Thanks to their distinctive colors and lively calls, warblers are a favorite among birders. However sightings can be rare due to the warbler's migratory nature, Free shipping over $/5(3).

        The Late Great Lakes gives a good history of Native American and European use and abuse (most of the abuse perpetrated by the European folks) of the Great Lakes ecosystem. If you are a fisher person, this book will be interesting to you as it documents the numerous massive swings in dominant species in the lakes caused by overfishing and the Cited by: The Once and Future Great Lakes Country is a history of environmental change in the Great Lakes region, looking as far back as the last ice age, and also reflecting on modern trajectories of change, many of them positive.


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Mystery mammals of the ice age: Great Lakes region by J. Alan Holman Download PDF EPUB FB2

The first book of its kind, In Quest of Great Lakes Ice Age Vertebrates details the Ice Age fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals in the provinces and states surrounding the Great Lakes. Holman's work begins with definitions of concepts and terms for the general audience and a general discussion of how the last ice age, the Pleistocene Epoch, affected Cited by: Mystery mammals of the ice age: Great Lakes region.

[J Alan Holman; Dirk Gringhuis] -- Describes the characteristics and habits of prehistoric mammals inhabiting the Great Lakes region during the Ice Age and some of their present-day descendants. The first book of its kind,In Quest of Great Lakes Ice Age Vertebratesdetails the Ice Age fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals in the provinces and states surrounding the Great Lakes.

Holman's work begins with definitions of concepts and terms for the general audience and a general discussion of how the last ice age, the Pleistocene Epoch, affected our physical and. Mystery mammals of the ice age: Great Lakes region by J. Alan Holman Dawn of the Age of Mammals in the Northern Part of the Rocky Mountain Interior, North America (Special Paper (Geological Society of America)) by Thomas M.

Bown. The Death and Life of the Great Lakes is an engaging, vitally important work of science journalism.” - Eva Holland, The Globe and Mail “The Death and Life of the Great Lakes reads like a mystery Egan knows how to pare a story to its most interesting elements.

Having finished the book, I immediately started over.”Cited by: 6. Donald F. Hoffmeister's authoritative guide provides a detailed profile of all the state's mammals, past and present--from the elephant-sized mastodons that roamed the region during the Ice Age and.

The surface of the Great Lakes region is still recovering from the aftereffects of the last Ice Age, when woolly mammoths and mastodons grazed on grasslands here along with white-tailed deer. The. Author William Ashworth presents a compelling history of the Great Lakes, from their formation in the Ice Age, to their "discovery" by Samuel de Champlian in.

Birth of the Great Lakes. -- The birth of the Great Lakes occurred when the waters fell some feet below the Algonquin and Lundy Gulf planes, through the continued uprising of the land. There was an apparent rest in the subsidence when the waters reached the level of the Iroquois beach, shown in Fig.

The present day Great Lakes have six quadrillion gallons of water, with only the polar ice caps and Lake Baikal containing more. Lake Superior has the deepest point, at a depth of 1, feet.

The Great Lakes are also unique in that each lake’s basin is linked, forming a continuous drainage basin, the length of which is about 2, miles. The Native American Legend of the Sleeping Giant and the Whiteman. Not very long ago, a Native American tribe known as the Ojibwa tribe roamed the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada.

Holman, J. Alan. Mystery Mammals of the Ice Age: Great Lakes Region. Hillsdale, MI: Hillsdale Educational Pubs., 46 pages. Characteristics of the prehistoric mammals who inhabited the Great Lakes region in the Ice Age.

Dan Egan, a journalist who covers the Great Lakes for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, has written a fascinating book about the changes in their ecosystems. The Great Lakes (Lakes Ontario, Erie, Huron, Michigan, and Superior) hold about 20% of the world's freshwater, a precious commodity/5.

With the longest continuous coastline in the United States, they hold one-fifth of the world's freshwater supply. Author William Ashworth presents a compelling history of the Great Lakes, from their formation in the Ice Age, to their "discovery" by Samuel de Champlian inand, finally, to their impending death in our by: In quest of Great Lakes Ice Age vertebrates.

Michigan State University Press, mammals, Principles of Geology, the book, 16 Probes for fossil collecting, Producers, in the biological community, 9 invading species, Pleistocene of Great Lakes region,Cited by: Ancient Life of the Great Lakes Basin, University of Michigan Press (Ann Arbor, MI), Pleistocene Amphibians and Reptiles in North America, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), Pleistocene Amphibians and Reptiles in Britain and Europe, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), The age of the Great Lakes is still not definitely determined.

Estimates range from 7, to 32, years of age. Water began filling the glacially scoured basins as soon as the ice receded, s years ago. It is generally accepted that Lake Erie reached its present level ab years ago, Lake Ontario about 7, years ago, and.

In People of the Lakes, based on the struggles and success of those native to the Great Lakes, the events become personalized and memorable. Very rich creativity and content, such as wondering whether going backwards toward the light meant turning one's back on the Darkness, Stepping back into the time when journeys were measured by moons, I /5.

Riley, John L. () The Once and Future Great Lakes Country: An Ecological History (McGill-Queen's University Press pages; traces environmental change in the region since the last ice age. Holling, Holling Clancy Paddle to the Sea (ISBN ), an illustrated children's book about the Great Lakes and their : EPA.

Mystery mammals of the ice age: Great Lakes region by J. Alan Holman 1 edition - first published in. The first book of its kind, In Quest of Great Lakes Ice Age Vertebrates details the Ice Age fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals in the provinces and .The Life and Death of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan tells this story of ecosystem disruption and its very complicated outcomes in the Great Lakes that straddle the Canadian-American border.

Taking a historical perspective, Dan Egan explains some of the unintentional ways that humans have impacted the Great Lakes.A Dutch tenant farmer found the first recorded remnant of Mammut, a tooth some kg (5 lb) in weight, in the village of Claverack, New York, in The mystery animal became known as the "incognitum".

In French soldiers at present-day Big Bone Lick State Park, Kentucky, found the first bones to be collected and studied carried them to the Mississippi Class: Mammalia.