Ancient Denvers

Ancient Denvers
Ancient Denvers

Ancient Denvers

Scenes from the Past 300 Million Years of the Colorado Front Range
By Kirk Johnson, Illustrated by Jan Vriesen, Illustrated by Gary Stabb, Illustrated by Donna Braginetz


34 Pages, 8.5 x 10

Formats: PDF, Trade Paper, EPUB, Mobipocket

Trade Paper, $12.95 (CA $15.95) (US $12.95)

ISBN 9781555915544

Rights: WOR

Chicago Review Press (Dec 2005)
Chicago Review Press - Fulcrum


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A look at how the geology, environment, and landscape of what is now Denver has changed over the millennia.

Author Biography

Kirk R. Johnson is the Sant Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. He received his PhD in geology and paleobotany from Yale University in 1989, and did postdoctoral research in the rainforests of northern Australia before joining the Denver Museum of Natural History in 1991, where he directed the installation of the museum's Prehistoric Journey exhibit. His research focuses on fossil plants, the environmental effects of the dinosaur-smiting asteroid, and the birth and death of biomes. Johnson lives in Washington, D. C.