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  1. Target Earth. The Role of Large Meteors in Earth Science.

    Target Earth. The Role of Large Meteors in Earth Science.

    Theme Illustrations and Cover Design by Richard H. Whitehill.
    First edition, first printing of one of the earliest books to take seriously the effects of meteors on the earth's geology and biology, and the first to posit that the extinction of the dinosaurs was caused by an asteroid impact. Kelly and Dachille were "visionaries" who "suggested that the dinosaurs were wiped out by the impact of a large asteroid, nearly thirty years before this hypothesis was considered in earnest by a wider group of scientists" (Reimold, Meteorite Impact, pp. Learn More
    £75

    Date of Publication: 1953

    Published: Carlsbad, CA

    Stock Code: 88834

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