Underfoot: A Geologic Guide to the Appalachian Trail / Edition 1

Underfoot: A Geologic Guide to the Appalachian Trail / Edition 1

by V. Collins Chew
     
 

ISBN-10: 0917953592

ISBN-13: 9780917953590

Pub. Date: 01/01/2010

Publisher: Appalachian Trail Conservancy

The Appalachian Mountain chain to which the Appalachian Trail is anchored are America's classic mountains, featuring pieces of almost every major geological event in Earth's history. This amateur geologist (a chemical engineer by occupation) walked the entire trail over a period of more than 10 years, looking at the manifestations today of events millions of years ago

Overview

The Appalachian Mountain chain to which the Appalachian Trail is anchored are America's classic mountains, featuring pieces of almost every major geological event in Earth's history. This amateur geologist (a chemical engineer by occupation) walked the entire trail over a period of more than 10 years, looking at the manifestations today of events millions of years ago-through a hiker's eyes. This book, reviewed before publication by three top academics in the field, provides background on the development of the rocks beneath the hiker's feet, with layperson-friendly maps and photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780917953590
Publisher:
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Edition description:
2nd ed
Pages:
268
Sales rank:
995,605
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.73(d)

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