Thomas F. McLoughlin Holds a Successful Book Signing Session at LibLearnX 2023
March 6, 2023 - Thomas F. McLoughlin, author of the book “Atlas Of Pennsylvanian (Carboniferous) Age Plant Fossils of the Central Appalachian Coalfields: Volume 2,” held a successful book signing event at the recently-concluded 2023 LibLearnX: The Library Learning Experience on (insert date).
The author’s book signing session was made possible by the self-publishing and book marketing company ReadersMagnet, which also exhibited his book at their exhibit book at LibLearnX.
“Atlas Of Pennsylvanian (Carboniferous) Age Plant Fossils of the Central Appalachian Coalfields: Volume 2” contains all the essential information about fossil plants and a few fossil marine organisms found on the coalfields of the central Appalachian region.
After the successful release of the first volume, the author immediately published the second volume, which is this book with new photos and illustrations of various fossil examples.
Fossils are the remnants of plants and animals that were submerged in sediments like sand and mud, under ancient seas, lakes, and rivers. Any preserved sign of life that is typically older than 10,000 years is considered a fossil.
In the book, each fossil plant is provided with an accurate description. There are 71 plates and over 300 pictures sorted by groups and locations. Readers will be amazed at how the author has appropriately compiled different types of fossils. Fossil collectors and researchers will definitely love this book.
Learn more about plant fossils. Get a copy of all three volumes by Thomas F. McLoughlin the last volume of which is the “Atlas Of Pennsylvanian (Carboniferous) Age Plant Fossils of the Central Appalachian Coalfields: Volume 2” on
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Learn more about Thomas F. McLoughlin by visiting his website: www.tfmcloughlin.com/.
“Atlas Of Pennsylvanian (Carboniferous) Age Plant Fossils of the Central Appalachian Coalfields: Volume 2”
Author | Thomas F. McLoughlin
Published Date | October 19, 2022
Publisher | ReadersMagnet LLC
Genre | Non-Fiction
Thomas F. McLoughlin studied at Morehead State University in Morehead, Kentucky. In December of 1979, he completed his Master’s thesis in geology at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky. He then joined the U.S. Department of Labor Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) as a geologist and coal mine inspector for 28 years collecting plant fossils in the coal mines and outcrops (road cuts) in Southwestern Virginia. He then retired after twenty-eight years.
For approximately twenty-six years, he taught introduction to geology courses at colleges in Cumberland, Kentucky and Wise, Virginia. He is currently a coal miner instructor and a coal mining consultant in Norton, Virginia.