Roadside Geology Of Nevada

Author: Frank DeCourten
Publisher: Roadside Geology
ISBN: 9780878426720
Size: 71.88 MB
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Earthquakes periodically rock its lonely outposts, creating some of the biggest fault scarps in the world. With the help of Roadside Geology of Nevada, you can appreciate geologic features along more than thirty of Nevada's highways.

Annals Of The Former World

Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 0374708460
Size: 32.97 MB
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As clearly and succinctly written as it is profoundly informed, this is our finest popular survey of geology and a masterpiece of modern nonfiction. Annals of the Former World is the winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction.

Roadside Geology Of Colorado

Author: Felicie Williams
Publisher: Mountain Press Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780878426096
Size: 39.95 MB
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A new, full-color edition of the Roadside Geology of Colorado. Now, Colorado's stunning geology can be seen and understood through color photographs and color geologic maps.

Geology Of The Sierra Nevada

Author: Mary Hill
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520936942
Size: 29.76 MB
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This new edition offers new chapters and sidebars and incorporates the concept of plate tectonics throughout the text. * Written in easy-to-understand language for a wide audience. * Gives detailed information on where to view outstanding ...

Roadside Geology Of Southern California

Author: Arthur G. Sylvester
Publisher: Mountain Press Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780878426539
Size: 10.13 MB
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Since Mountain Press started the Roadside Geology series forty years ago, southern Californians have been waiting for an RG of their own.

Geology Underfoot In Death Valley And Owens Valley

Author: Robert Phillip Sharp
Publisher: Mountain Press Publishing
ISBN: 9780878423620
Size: 33.32 MB
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Eastern California boasts the greatest dryland relief in the contiguous United States, between 14,499-foot Mt. Whitney in the Sierra Nevada and minus-282-foot Badwater Basin in Death Valley.

Roadside Geology Of Southern British Columbia

Author: William Henry Mathews
Publisher: Mountain Press
ISBN: 9780878425037
Size: 13.15 MB
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Southern British Columbia, from the northern tip of Vancouver Island to the Alberta border east of Golden, spans the Canadian Cordillera, a mountainous region with a tumultuous geologic history that continues to evolve with every volcanic ...

Rough Hewn Land

Author: Keith Heyer Meldahl
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520949943
Size: 37.76 MB
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" In this absorbing book, Meldahl takes readers on a 1000-mile-long field trip back through more than 100 million years of deep time to explore America’s most spectacular and scientifically intriguing landscapes.