Poag, C. Wylie.Chesapeake Invader: Discovering America's Giant Meteorite Crater. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1999.
Annotation / Notes: Poag's recent book discusses the massive bolide impact which set up the geology beneath Chesapeake Bay. While the impact was centered beneath what is today the Virginia Eastern Shore, parts of the bolide struck in Maryland as well, and affected the entire drainage system.
Rambo, Kyle. "A Small Mammal Survey of the Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Including the First Records for the Southeastern Shrew (Sorex longirostris) and Masked Shrew (Sorex cinereus) from St. Mary's County, Maryland." Maryland Naturalist 41 (July/December 1997): 87-88.
Valentino, David Wayne. Tectonics of the Lower Susquehanna River Region, Southeastern Pennsylvania and Northern Maryland: Late Proterozoic Rifting to Late Paleozoic Dextral Transpression. Ph.D. diss., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1993.
Ward, Lauck W., and David S. Powars.Tertiary Stratigraphy and Paleontology, Chesapeake Bay Region, Virginia and Maryland. Washington, DC: 28th International Geological Congress, American Geophysical Union, 1989.
Annotation / Notes: A thorough discussion of how layers of this region's fossils lie in our exposed cliffs. Not a popularly written text, but this is how to find and identify many of the region's marvelous fossils.
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