Wisconsin's Foundations: A Review of the State's Geology and Its Influence on Geography and Human Activity by Gwen Schultz, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Wisconsin's Foundations: A Review of the State's Geology and Its Influence on Geography and Human Activity

Wisconsin's Foundations: A Review of the State's Geology and Its Influence on Geography and Human Activity

by Gwen Schultz
     
 

Most people in Wisconsin share a deep appreciation of the shape and composition of their familiar landscapes—the abundance of fresh water, the fertile soils, the northern forests, the varied landforms. All these features relate to a process that is long, complex, and still in progress. Wisconsin’s Foundations is just the book for a broad audience

Overview

Most people in Wisconsin share a deep appreciation of the shape and composition of their familiar landscapes—the abundance of fresh water, the fertile soils, the northern forests, the varied landforms. All these features relate to a process that is long, complex, and still in progress. Wisconsin’s Foundations is just the book for a broad audience of people who want to know more about the origins, evolution, and geological underpinnings of the Wisconsin landscape.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780299198749
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
06/28/2004
Edition description:
2nd Edition
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Read an Excerpt

"At the Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey, I see on an almost daily basis the hunger that the public has for the kind of understandable information Gwen Schultz has supplied."— from the foreword by James M. Robertson, Wisconsin State Geologist

Meet the Author

Gwen Schultz is emerita professor of geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and author of several books including Ice Age Lost and The Bucky Badger Story.

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