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Rock Pickers Guide to Lake Superior's North Shoreby Mark Spark Stensaas
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Now you can finally identify all those rocks you picked up on the North Shore during your last vacation! This small book is a handy field guide to the rocks on the beaches of Lake Superior's North Shore. Don't really know what an agate looks like? This book will help you with descriptions of over 17 types of agates. Beautiful illustrations by Rick Kollath depict all the rock types you may find on your excursions.
Get this popular guide and start identifying all of those rocks seen on the beaches and shores of Lake Superior. Included are color illustrations of each type of rock, a description, tips for recognizing it and where to go to find it.
About the Author
Rick Kollath started illustrating in nursery school and now he's lucky enough to draw pictures for a living. He runs a design studio in Duluth and co-owns Kollath-Stensaas Publishing with Sparky Stensaas. Rick has taught in Austria and traveled around Europe as a climbing bum. Now he gets thrills riding the big waves on the big lake in his little sea kayak.Mark Sparky Stensaas is a naturalist, photographer and author with a degree in Biology and American Indian Studies from the University of Minnesota Duluth. He co-owns Kollath+Stensaas Publishing with Rick Kollath. He also owns Stone Ridge Press and sparkyphotos.com. His photo blog is The Photo Naturalist. Sparky recently founded a non-profit to promote and protect the Sax-Zim Bog of northern Minnesota. Sparky lives with his wife, Bridget and their sons Birk and Bjorn, under the big pines in the Nemadji Valley of Carlton County, Minnesota.
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