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Roadside Geology of Northern and Central California (Roadside Geology)

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Publisher Comments:

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

Book News Annotation:

In nontechnical terms, geologists Alt and Hyndman describe the recent rumblings and tremulous past of northern and central California<-- >from the sea stacks along the north coast and the flood basalts of the Modoc Plateau to the creeping fault of the Carrizo Plain.
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.

Twenty-five years after writing the groundbreaking Roadside Geology of Northern California, David Alt and Donald W. Hyndman have written an entirely new book — with expanded coverage, new photos and maps, and the latest interpretations of California's rocks.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 353-359) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780878424092
Author:
Alt, David D.
Author:
Hyndman, Donald W.
Author:
Alt, David D.
Author:
Alt
Publisher:
Mountain Press Publishing Company
Location:
Missoula, Mont. :
Subject:
California
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
United States - Pacific - California
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geology
Subject:
Geology -- California.
Subject:
Geology-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Roadside geology series
Series Volume:
99-8
Publication Date:
20030631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9.02x6.01x.90 in. 1.30 lbs.

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Product details 384 pages Mountain Press Publishing Company - English 9780878424092 Reviews:
"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.

Twenty-five years after writing the groundbreaking Roadside Geology of Northern California, David Alt and Donald W. Hyndman have written an entirely new book — with expanded coverage, new photos and maps, and the latest interpretations of California's rocks.

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