Atlas Of Pennsylvanian (Carboniferous) Age Plant Fossils of the Central Appalachian Coalfields: Volume 2 – PAPERBACK


Thomas F. McLoughlin

Format: Paperback
Published Date: September 30, 2022
Pages: 131
ISBN: 978-1-956780-86-4

SKU: 9781956780864 Categories: , Tag:

This book is a picture guide to fossil plants and a few fossil marine organisms found in close association with the coal measures in the central Appalachian region. The fossils are sorted by groups and the specimens sampling site locations are listed by coal seam horizon and geographic location. Short descriptions of each group of fossil types are provided. This publication has been designed with the amateur (rock hound) as well as a virtual guide for the more advanced collectors. Explination of the different groups of plants in as close to layman’s terms as possible. 71 Plates and over 300 pictures and illustrations majority of which are in full color.

Thomas F. McLoughlin

A Bachelor of Science degree was earned while attending Morehead State University at Morehead, Kentucky. I completed my Master’s of Science thesis in geology at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky. Then I joined the US Department of Labor Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and retired after twenty-eight years. For approximately twenty-six years, I taught introduction to geology courses at
colleges in Cumberland, Kentucky, and Wise, Virginia. Presently I am a coal miner instructor and a coal mining consultant.


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