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A Field Guide to Geology: Eastern North America (Peterson Field Guides)

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Synopsis:

With more than 130 color photographs and 170 drawings, this book shows how to read geological history: plate movements, earthquakes, glaciers, rivers, seas, and other forces that have shaped the earth over millions of years. Each geological region of eastern North America is described vividly and illustrated with detailed maps and cross sections. Highway tours tell where to go to find the best examples of each kind of formation.

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"Sponsored by the National Audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute."

About the Author

Roger Tory Peterson, one of the world's greatest naturalists, received every major award for ornithology, natural science, and conservation as well as numerous honorary degrees, medals, and citations, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. The Peterson Identification System has been called the greatest invention since binoculars. These editions include updated material by Michael O'Brien, Paul Lehman, Bill Thompson III, Michael DiGiorgio, Larry Rosche, and Jeffrey A. Gordon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618164387
Subtitle:
Eastern North America
Editor:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Illustrator:
Hodsdon, W. Grant
Editor:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Author:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Author:
Roberts, David C.
Author:
Roberts, David
Author:
Hodsdon, W. Grant
Editor:
Hodsdon, W. Grant
Author:
Peterson, Roger Tory
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Geology
Subject:
Rocks & Minerals
Subject:
Canada, Eastern
Subject:
Earth Sciences - Geology
Subject:
Geology-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Peterson Field Guides(R)
Publication Date:
September 2001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Shows how to read geological history. In
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
7.45x4.35x1.07 in. 1.15 lbs.

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With more than 130 color photographs and 170 drawings, this book shows how to read geological history: plate movements, earthquakes, glaciers, rivers, seas, and other forces that have shaped the earth over millions of years. Each geological region of eastern North America is described vividly and illustrated with detailed maps and cross sections. Highway tours tell where to go to find the best examples of each kind of formation.
"Synopsis" by , "Sponsored by the National Audubon Society, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute."
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