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The Restless Northwest: A Geological Story

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Publisher Comments:

In an easy conversational style, The Restless Northwest provides a brief overview of the remarkable geological processes that have shaped the Pacific Northwest. The narrative also is sprinkled with firsthand accounts of the people involved in recent exciting scientific discoveries. Williams enlivens this story of long-ago geologic events with a variety of fascinating asides, on everything from enormous undersea tubeworms to the Willamette meteorite.

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Formerly a science writer for the Seattle Times, Williams has produced a fascinating account of the geology of the Pacific Northwest, written for the general reader. Maps, drawings, and b&w photos provide illustration.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

In an easy conversational style, The Restless Northwest provides a brief overview of the remarkable processes that shaped the Pacific Northwest. The narrative also is sprinkled with firsthand accounts of people involved in recent exciting scientific discoveries. Williams enlivens this story of long-ago geologic events with a variety of fascinating asides on everything from enormous undersea tubeworms to the Willamette meteorite.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780874222500
Author:
Williams, Hill
Publisher:
Washington State University Press
Location:
Pullman, Wash.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
Earth Sciences
Subject:
Northwest, pacific
Subject:
Earth Sciences - General
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geology
Subject:
Environmental Conservation & Protection - General
Subject:
Geology -- Northwest, Pacific.
Subject:
Geology-General
Copyright:
Series Volume:
no. 166
Publication Date:
20020331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.22x5.56x.45 in. .55 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , In an easy conversational style, The Restless Northwest provides a brief overview of the remarkable processes that shaped the Pacific Northwest. The narrative also is sprinkled with firsthand accounts of people involved in recent exciting scientific discoveries. Williams enlivens this story of long-ago geologic events with a variety of fascinating asides on everything from enormous undersea tubeworms to the Willamette meteorite.
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