Ancient Life in Kansas Rocks, part 27 of 27
These books and web sites are places to continue investigating fossils and
prehistoric life in Kansas and the world. Please note that the references
listed here are not created or maintained by the Kansas Geological Survey.
Please let us know if
there are other books or web sites that we should add to this list.
- GeoKansas Fossil Page
- Part of the Kansas Geological Survey's
GeoKansas web site, this area
helps you learn about fossils found in Kansas.
- Oceans of Kansas
- Created by Mike Everhart who collects fossils from the Smoky Hill
Chalk and Pierre Shale (Niobrara Formation,
Late Cretaceous) of Western Kansas. Good information on large marine
reptiles called mosasaurs.
- Sternberg Museum of Natural
- "The Sternberg Museum of Natural History is a department of Fort Hays
State University and has been a part of the Hays community since 1914.
In March of 1999, the museum reopened its doors in a new facility and in
the first year of operation over 120,000 people visited the new exhibits.
The museum continues to fulfill its mission with new exhibits and educational
programs. In addition to the exhibits, the museum houses significant
scientific research collections."
- Geology Museum
at Emporia State University
- This virtual tour of the museum includes exhibits on crystals, plant and
animal fossils, minerals from the Tri-State Mining District, and
Hamilton Quarry fossils.
- Fick Fossil and History
- Located in Oakley, Kansas, the Fick Fossil and History Museum "features
Cretaceous Period fossils from the personal collection of Earnest and Vi Fick.
The museum also has many fossils found by the Sternburgs, who did
extensive digs in the area."
State Geological Survey Dinosaur Page.
- This page, a service of the Educational Extension program at the Illinois
State Geological Survey, promotes information about vertebrate paleontology
over the World Wide Web.
- The Paleo Ring
- The Paleo Ring is a collection of Websites and Pages
that are devoted primarily to the promotion of Paleontology,
Paleoanthropology, Prehistoric Archaeology, The Evolution of Behavior,
and Evolutionary Biology in general.
category on the Yahoo! web directory
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Education Index Page
Kansas Geological Survey
Links updated Dec. 29, 2003
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