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Geology (Pocket Naturalist)by James Kavanagh
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Geology, An Introduction to Familiar Rocks, Minerals, Gemstones & Fossils, is a must-have reference guide for beginners and experts alike. With this indispensable guide, learn how to identify common species of North American rocks, gems, minerals and fossils. Maps show the distribution of familiar rocks and minerals across North America. Also, included are helpful tips on how to begin, where to look, tools and methods. The Pocket Naturalist series is an introduction to common plants and animals and natural phenomena. Each pocket-sized, folding guide highlights up to 150 species and most feature a map identifying prominent sanctuaries and outstanding natural attractions. Each is laminated for durability. (31/2 X 81/4 folded, opens to 22 X 81/4, color illustrations, maps)
Geology is the perfect pocket-sized, folding guide for the nature enthusiast. The guide simply explains geological processes, the differences between rocks, minerals and gemstones, the most common types North American rocks and minerals and the best rockhounding locations. It also reviews the most common North American fossils and the tools an amateur geologist should take into the field in order to positively identify different types of rocks and minerals. Created and printed in the USA, this guide was updated in 2012 with a new cover design and updated information. Laminated for durability, this handy guide is a great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike.
Geology is an easy way to identify rocks, minerals and fossils. Maps of general rock formations in North America are provided. This pocket-sized, folding guide is printed on laminate material and can be easily carried in the field.
About the Author
James Kavanagh has written over 450 pocket guides to nature, travel, science and languages that have sold over 4.5 million copies worldwide.
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