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Vancouver, City on the Edge: Living with a Dynamic Geological Landscape

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ANNOTATION: This lavishly illustrated book, which is written in non-technical language, provides information on the geology of the Greater Vancouver area of British Columbia and the forces of nature that affect the residents of the area. It covers earthquakes, volcanoes, landslides, avalanches, floods, climates, water supplies, vegetation, glaciation, rocks, fossils, and the origin of the Greater Vancouver landscape. John Clague is a professor of Geology at Simon Fraser University and Bob Turner is a Vancouver-based federal government geological research scientist. This book is an essential reference for those interested in the interplay between the forces of nature and cities. It is an invaluable reference for the residents of the Greater Vancouver area and nearby municipalities. It is also an invaluable reference for local high school students and teachers.

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This lavishly illustrated book, which is written in non-technical language, provides information on the forces of nature that affect Greater Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, the Sunshine Coast, and the Squamish/Whistler/Pemberton area. It covers earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, landslides, avalanches, floods, climates, water supplies, vegetation, glaciation, rocks, fossils and the origin of the Greater Vancouver landscape. The book includes 150 colour photographs and drawings. John Clague is a professor of Geology at Simon Fraser University and Bo [ Turner is a Vancouver-based federal government geological research scientist. This book is an invaluable reference for the residents of the municipalities of Vancouver, West Vancouver, Lions Bay, North Vancouver, Richmond, Delta, Burnaby, New Westminster, Port Moody, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, Mission, Harrison Hot Springs, Surrey, White Rock, Langley, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Squamish, Whistler, Gibsons, Sechelt, Powell River, Hope, and Pemberton. It is also an invaluable reference for local high school students and teachers and an essential reference for those interested in the interplay between the forces of nature and cities.

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ISBN:
9780969760146
Author:
Clague, John J.
Publisher:
Tricouni Press
Author:
Clague, J. J.
Author:
Turner, Bob
Location:
Vancouver, BC
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
British Columbia
Subject:
Gâeologie
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geology
Subject:
Earthquakes & Volcanoes
Subject:
Geology -- British Columbia -- Vancouver.
Subject:
Geology - British Columbia - Lower Mainland
Subject:
Geology-General
Series Volume:
02-298
Publication Date:
20030431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
191
Dimensions:
9.00x7.98x.52 in. 1.23 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Canada » British Columbia
Science and Mathematics » Geology » Earthquakes and Volcanoes
Science and Mathematics » Geology » General

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"Synopsis" by , This lavishly illustrated book, which is written in non-technical language, provides information on the forces of nature that affect Greater Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, the Sunshine Coast, and the Squamish/Whistler/Pemberton area. It covers earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, landslides, avalanches, floods, climates, water supplies, vegetation, glaciation, rocks, fossils and the origin of the Greater Vancouver landscape. The book includes 150 colour photographs and drawings. John Clague is a professor of Geology at Simon Fraser University and Bo [ Turner is a Vancouver-based federal government geological research scientist. This book is an invaluable reference for the residents of the municipalities of Vancouver, West Vancouver, Lions Bay, North Vancouver, Richmond, Delta, Burnaby, New Westminster, Port Moody, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, Mission, Harrison Hot Springs, Surrey, White Rock, Langley, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Squamish, Whistler, Gibsons, Sechelt, Powell River, Hope, and Pemberton. It is also an invaluable reference for local high school students and teachers and an essential reference for those interested in the interplay between the forces of nature and cities.
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