TITLE

Islands of Antarctica

PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Dinosaur Atlas;2005, p82
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter of the book "Dinosaur Atlas: An Amazing Journey Through a Lost World" that discusses the discovery of dinosaur fossils James Ross and Vega islands of Antarctica is presented. It notes that bone fragments of dinosaurs were collected from these islands. Fragments of a Late Cretaceous ankylosaur skull and armour plates were collected on James Ross Island in 1986 and in 2003, a trail of gastroliths were found in this island. Ammonite fossils, as well as parts of a hypsilophodont backbone, skull and legs, were found on Vega Island.
ACCESSION #
43901412

 

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