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"TABLE OF CONTENTS Ref # List of Illustrations Introduction by George T. Jefferson 1 History of Fossil Collecting in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park 2 "Stratigraphy, Tectonics, & Basin Evolution in The Anza-Borrego Desert Region" 3 "Dating, Ashes, and Magnetics: New Times for Old Bones" 4 Mammalian Biostratigraphy in The Vallecito Creek and Fish Creek Basins 5 The Imperial Sea: Marine Geology and Paleontology 6 Invertebrates of the Imperial Sea 7 Ancestral Woodlands of The Colorado River Delta Plain 8 Time Travelers from The Colorado Plateau:Fossil Forams and Pollen 9 "The Fossil Lower Vertebrates: The Fish, Amphibians, and Reptiles" 10 Anza-Borrego and the Great American Biotic Interchange 11 The Ground Sloths: Invaders from South America 12 "The Large Carnivorans: Wolves, Bears, and Big Cats " 13 "The Small Carnivorans: Dogs, Cats & Cougars, Skunks & Badgers, Raccoons" 14 Mammoths and Their Relatives George E. McDaniel 15 "The Small Fossil Mammals: Rodents, Rabbits, and Their Relatives" 16 Extinct Horses and Their Relatives 17 "The Smaller Artiodactyls: Peccaries, Oxen, Deer, and Pronghorn" 18 Extinct Camels and Llamas of Anza-Borrego 19 Fossil Footprints of Anza-Borrego 20 Paleoclimates and Environmental Change in The Anza-Borrego Desert Region 21 The Fossil Birds of Anza-Borrego 30 Conclusions 31 Acknowledgments: Authors and Contributors 32.1 Appendix 1: Stratigraphic Names Chart 32.2 Appendix 2: Biostratigraphic Range Chart 32.3 Appendix 3: Geologic Time Scales 33.1 Table 1: Systematic List of Fossil Plants 33.2 Table 2: Systematic List of Fossil Invertebrates 33.3 Table 3: Systematic List of Fossil Vertebrates 31 Literature Cited and Sources of Information 34 Glossary 35 Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Fossils -- California -- Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
Paleontology -- California -- Anza-Borrego Desert State Park.
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park (Calif.) -- Guidebooks.