Propel yourself back in time 300 million years to scenes from an ancient Colorado you never imagined. Ancient Denvers: Scenes from the Past 300 Million Years of the Colorado Front Range showcases thirteen beautiful, full-color reproductions of landscapes from the distant past, accompanied by compelling descriptions of the flora and fauna that existed in Colorado throughout time. The perfect road guide for anyone wishing to delve into Colorados ancient past, this book includes a detailed map pinpointing parks and open-space sites along the Front Range where geologic remnants of these prehistoric scenes can be found today. Discover shallow seas, dense forests, murky swamps, and windswept deserts, all resting beneath your feet, waiting to be brought to light.
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