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Roadside Geology of South Dakota (Roadside Geology)

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Publisher Comments:

Informative travel companions about roadside terrain and geology with photos, diagrams, and glossary.

Book News Annotation:

A layperson's geological road map describing rocks and landforms along South Dakota's highways, as well as the geology lying beneath in caves and mine shafts. Gries (geology, South Dakota School of Mines) keeps it simple but informative, traveling from the glaciated prairies, across the Missouri River, and into the rugged Badlands Wall, the Needles, and the Homestake gold mine in the the West. Stops along the way include geologic tours of the Black Hills, Mount Rushmore, Wind Cave National Park, and Jewel Cave National Monument. Includes maps and photographs.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Professional geologists write and edit the "Roadside Geology" books for people who are not geologists but would like to learn something about the rocks and landforms around them. Each book begins with an introductory chapter that briefly reviews the rocks and landscapes of its state. The remaining chapters provide a detailed discussion of state regions and end with a series of road guides.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780878423385
Author:
Gries, John Paul
Publisher:
Mountain Press Publishing Company
Author:
Gries
Location:
Missoula, Mont. :
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Guidebooks
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
Rocks & Minerals
Subject:
South dakota
Subject:
United States - Midwest - South Dakota
Subject:
South Dakota Guidebooks.
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geology
Subject:
Geology-General
Copyright:
Series:
Roadside Geology
Series Volume:
no. 127
Publication Date:
20000631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
357
Dimensions:
8.91x5.94x.92 in. 1.28 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Professional geologists write and edit the "Roadside Geology" books for people who are not geologists but would like to learn something about the rocks and landforms around them. Each book begins with an introductory chapter that briefly reviews the rocks and landscapes of its state. The remaining chapters provide a detailed discussion of state regions and end with a series of road guides.
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