Geology Underfoot in Southern California

Geology Underfoot in Southern California

by Robert P. Sharp, Richard Ed. Sharp
     
 

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Reading the rocks like pages in a book, Geology Underfoot in Southern California offers an inside view of the southland's active and sometimes enigmatic landscape. Twenty vignettes each weave a geologic story of a particular scene, relationship, or feature. Some spotlight well-known landmarks, while others describe subtle relationships among the earth's awesome forces

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Reading the rocks like pages in a book, Geology Underfoot in Southern California offers an inside view of the southland's active and sometimes enigmatic landscape. Twenty vignettes each weave a geologic story of a particular scene, relationship, or feature. Some spotlight well-known landmarks, while others describe subtle relationships among the earth's awesome forces. Together these snapshots introduce readers to southern California's rich, dynamic, and even flamboyant geology.

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Each of 20 chapters, or vignettes, features a site of particular geological interest or significance, describing and discussing it in a conversational style that is comfortable for the non-scientist. Sites were selected for their representative diversity and also for their location near heavily populated or frequently visited areas. Includes maps and b&w photos. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878422890
Publisher:
Mountain Press Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
06/28/1996
Series:
Yes, Geology Underfoot Ser.
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
760,088
Product dimensions:
6.01(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.59(d)
Age Range:
9 Years

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