Geology: An Introduction to Familiar Rocks, Minerals, Gemstones and Fossils
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Geology: An Introduction to Familiar Rocks, Minerals, Gemstones and Fossils

by James Kavanagh, Raymond Leung
     
 

Geology is the perfect pocket-sized, folding guide for the nature enthusiast. The guide simply explains geological processes, the differences between rocks, minerals and gemstones, the most common types of North American rocks and minerals and the best rockhounding locations. It also reviews the most common North American fossils and the tools an amateur geologist

Overview


Geology is the perfect pocket-sized, folding guide for the nature enthusiast. The guide simply explains geological processes, the differences between rocks, minerals and gemstones, the most common types of North American rocks and minerals and the best rockhounding locations. It also reviews the most common North American fossils and the tools an amateur geologist should take into the field in order to positively identify different types of rocks and minerals. This guide was updated in 2012 with a new cover design and updated information. Laminated for durability, this handy guide is a great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike. Made in the USA.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583550755
Publisher:
Waterford Press Ltd.
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Series:
Pocket Naturalist Guide Series
Pages:
1
Sales rank:
541,013
Product dimensions:
3.50(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.10(d)

Meet the Author


Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.

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