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Paleontology

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The Ralph Eshelman Paleontology Research Library

In addition to the specimen-based collections, the museum houses the Ralph Eshelman Paleontology Research Library. This library includes over 10,000 catalogued works dedicated to facilitating the research activities that are undertaken here at the Calvert Marine Museum.

Sea Cow and Mermaid BookcoverSea Cows and Mermaids

Learn about of sea cows and their relationship to mermaids in history.
Click here to download a web version of Sirenians & Sirens: Sea Cows and Mermaids (4.26 MB pdf). Full color printed copies are available in the Museum Store.

Paleontology Quick Links

 

Fossil Identification Guide Fossil Identification Guide 

Where to Find Fossils Where to Find Fossils 

Fossil Field Experience Fossil Field Experience 

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The Ecphora
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Articles, Books, and Library Paleo Article and Books 

Gallery Guide Gallery Guide 

Paleontology Collection Paleontology Collection