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Rancho La Brea

Chester Stock

Rancho La Brea

a record of Pleistocene life in California

by Chester Stock

  • 13 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Los Angeles County Museum in Los Angeles .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paleontology -- Pleistocene.,
  • Paleontology -- California -- Rancho La Brea.,
  • Vertebrates, Fossil.,
  • La Brea Pits (Calif.)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Chester Stock.
    SeriesScience series -- no. 4, Paleontology -- no. 4, Science series (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- no. 4, Science series (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- no. 4
    ContributionsLos Angeles County Museum.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE701 .L6 no. 4, QE841 .L6 no. 4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination73 p. :
    Number of Pages73
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17074596M

    About this Book Catalog Record Details. Rancho La Brea: a record of Pleistocene life in California / Stock, Chester, View full catalog record. The La Brea tar pits (or Rancho La Brea) are a famous cluster of tar pits in central Los vassilyk.comte skeletons of many thousands of large animals have been found here. They date mostly from 40, to 8, years ago. Hancock Park was formed around the tar pits, in the heart of Los Angeles. Asphalt or tar (brea in Spanish) has seeped up from the ground here for tens of thousands of years.

    To the Internet Archive Community, Time is running out: please help the Internet Archive today. The average donation is $ If everyone chips in $5, we can keep our website independent, strong and ad-free. That's right, all we need is the price of a paperback book to sustain a non-profit library the whole world depends on. by John D. Morris, Ph.D., and Tim Clarey, Ph.D. * Modern college textbooks still maintain that the famous Rancho La Brea tar pits in southern California are evidence of sticky, tar-like material (bitumen) trapping and engulfing animals slowly over time.1 An alternative explanation contends that the collection of fossils is the result of catastrophic water transported by episodic flooding.

    Jul 20,  · Are you sure you want to remove The Felidae of Rancho La Brea from your list? There's no description for this book yet. Can you add one? Subjects. Paleontology, Felidae Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3). Aug 04,  · As a previous reviewer has alluded to, Rancho La Brea has an interesting history - the background and context can be easily accessed by searching for Rancho La Brea (for example the Wikipedia page will tell you all about the history of the land grant) TripAdvisor reviews.


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Rancho La Brea was a 4,acre ( km 2) Mexican land grant in present-day Los Angeles County, California, given in to Antonio Jose Rocha and Nemisio Dominguez by José Antonio Carrillo, the alcalde of Los vassilyk.com La Brea consisted of one square league of land of what is now Wilshire's Miracle Mile, Hollywood, and parts of West vassilyk.com: sq mi ( km²).

I picked this short (50 page) book up at the gift shop at the Page Museum/Rancho La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles after a recent visit.

Although the museum tops the book, it's not a bad little summary of the history of the area, the science being done there, the museum itself and most importantly, the massive collection of fossils found Rancho La Brea book the tar pits over the last years/5. Rancho La Brea book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Rancho La Brea book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Start by marking “Rancho La Brea: A Record of Pleistocene Life in California (Science Series, No 37)” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving /5. The La Brea Tar Pits and Hancock Park are situated within what was once the Mexican land grant of Rancho La Brea, now part of urban Los Angeles in the Miracle Mile district.

For some years, tar-covered bones were found on the Rancho La Brea property, but were not initially recognized as fossils because the ranch had lost various animals Location: Hancock Park, Los Angeles. The millions of plant and animal fossils excavated from La Brea Tar Pits tell the story of the Los Angeles Basin over the past 50, years.

Our Research The first discoveries happen out in the Tar Pits, but there are lots more once the fossils come into the museum. Aug 04,  · Rancho La Brea refers to an old Spanish land grant - & not to the La Brea tar pits, which are only a small part.

The original Rancho was in what is now the Miracle Mile area and more. Visit the Tar Pits Museum where this history is nicely explained, photos available, oil field /5(10). Sabre-tooth cats ; True cats --Pleistocene sabre-tooth cats of North America --Occurrence of Felidae at Rancho La Brea --Habit and habitat of Smilodon and of Felis atrox as suggested by occurrence at Rancho La Brea --Classification and relationships of the Felidae from the asphalt --Smilodontinae of Rancho La Brea --Smilodon californicus Bovard.

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Find items in libraries near you CreativeWork, schema:Book. Sep 17,  · For thousands of years, American Indians used the asphalt from the tar seeps of Rancho La Brea in what is now Los Angeles, California, for many different things.

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The. Rancho La Brea was a 4,acre Mexican land grant in present-day Los Angeles County, California given in to Antonio Jose Rocha and Nemisio Dominguez by José Antonio Carrillo, the Alcalde of Los Angeles.

Rancho La Brea consisted of one square league of land of what is now. A new antelope from the Pleistocene of Rancho La Brea by Walter P. Taylor; 1 edition; Subjects: Paleontology, Antelopes, Are you sure you want to remove A new antelope from the Pleistocene of Rancho La Brea from your list.

There's no description for this book. Mar 27,  · Page Museum At The La Brea Tar Pits is a Nature Reserve in Los Angeles. Plan your road trip to Page Museum At The La Brea Tar Pits in CA with Roadtrippers/5().

Rancho Brea Mobile Home Estates details, photos, maps, mobile homes for sale and rent - Brea, CA. May 30,  · Los Angeles' Rancho La Brea Tar Pits are a veritable cemetary for the remains of prehistoric mega-creatures like saber-tooth tigers and mammoths.

FACT CHECK: We .Historic American Buildings Survey, C. & Rocha, A. () Rancho La Brea Adobe,West Third Street, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA. California Los Angeles Los Angeles County, California Los Angeles Los Angeles County, The immense scientific find at Rancho La Brea has captured the public's imagination and the tar pits have been referred to in hundreds of textbooks and popular publications.

People form all over the world have visited the site. The George C. Page Museum of La Brea Discoveries - a showcase and laboratory for the fossils - was opened in in.