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Roadside Geology of Colorado

Roadside Geology of Colorado

by Felicie Williams, Halka Chronic


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The third edition of this popular guide is now even better it s full color. Colorado s multihued rocks from white and red sandstones to green shales and pink granites are vividly splashed across the pages in stunning color photographs. Detailed color maps and diagrams clearly distill the state s complex bedrock geology. Updated text includes information about new discoveries, such as the mastodons and other Pleistocene fossils found at Snowmass, and new parks, such as Chimney Rock National Monument. Roadside Geology of Colorado is a must-have for any Colorado rock enthusiast.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780878426096
Publisher: Mountain Press
Publication date: 04/01/2014
Series: Roadside Geology
Pages: 416
Sales rank: 222,755
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Felicie Williams started learning about Colorado s geology at a young age when she accompanied her geologist parents during summer field seasons. She earned a bachelor s degree in geology from the University of Colorado in Boulder and a master of science in geology from the University of British Columbia. Felicie worked for years as a mineral exploration geologist and detailed mapper for mining companies and the Colorado Geological Survey.

Halka Chronic received a doctorate in geology from Columbia University in 1949. Her career took her all over the globe from teaching at Haile Sellassie University in Ethiopia to identifying Geologic Landmarks for the U.S. National Park Service in the southern Rockies. She spent more than thirty years in Boulder, Colorado, working as an editor and raising her daughters.

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