When Life Nearly Died : The Greatest Mass Extinction of All Time, Paperback / softback Book

When Life Nearly Died : The Greatest Mass Extinction of All Time Paperback / softback

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The greatest mass extinction in Earth's history happened some 251 million years ago.

In this cataclysm at least 90% of life was killed, both on land and in the sea, almost bringing evolution to a halt.What caused destruction on such an unimaginable scale?Was it the impact of a huge meteorite, or prolonged volcanic eruption in Siberia?

In this acclaimed book, newly available in paperback, Michael Benton assembles all the evidence and gives his verdict.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 336 pages, 46 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
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  • Category: Popular science
  • ISBN: 9780500285732

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