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Simon & Schuster's Guide to Rocks and Minerals (Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones)
Simon & Schuster's Guide to Rocks and Minerals (Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones)
by Martin Prinz
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Practical, concise, and easy to use, Simon & Schuster's Guide to Rocks and Minerals contains everything that the rock and mineral enthusiast needs to know. This field guide is divided into two large sections -- one devoted to minerals and one to rocks... (read more)

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Volcanoes (Beginner's Guides)
Volcanoes (Beginner's Guides)
by Rosaly Lopes
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Whether worshiped, feared, or studied, volcanoes have always been a subject of fascination and awe. Lopes explains the importance of volcanoes in shaping worlds, the dangers of volcanic eruptions, and some of the best places in the world to see eruptions,... (read more)

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The Million Death Quake: The Science of Predicting Earth's Deadliest Natural Disaster (Macsci)
The Million Death Quake: The Science of Predicting Earth's Deadliest Natural Disaster (Macsci)
by Roger Musson
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For centuries, Californians and the Japanese have known that they were at risk of catastrophic earthquakes, and prepared accordingly. But when a violent 7.0 earthquake rocked Haiti in 2010, hardly anyone knew the island nation was even at risk for... (read more)

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Planet Earth: A Beginner's Guide (Beginners Guide)
Planet Earth: A Beginner's Guide (Beginners Guide)
by John Gribbin
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In this incredible expedition into the origins, workings, and evolution of our home planet, John Gribbin, bestselling author of In Search of Schrödinger's Cat, The Scientists, and In Search of the Multiverse, does what he does best: taking four... (read more)

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Pterosaurs: Natural History, Evolution, Anatomy
Pterosaurs: Natural History, Evolution, Anatomy
by Mark P Witton
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"This book is both academically interesting and truly fun to read. That is a difficult balance to reach, but Witton does an excellent job of it by using a lighthearted, informal writing style in combination with a well-referenced, serious scientific... (read more)

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The Rocks Don't Lie: A Geologist Investigates Noah's Flood
The Rocks Don't Lie: A Geologist Investigates Noah's Flood
by David R. Montgomery
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In Tibet, geologist David R. Montgomery heard a local story about a great flood that bore a striking similarity to Noah’s Flood. Intrigued, Montgomery began investigating the world’s flood stories and—drawing from historic works by... (read more)

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The Last Lost World: Ice Ages, Human Origins, and the Invention of the Pleistocene
The Last Lost World: Ice Ages, Human Origins, and the Invention of the Pleistocene
by Lydia V. Pyne and Stephen J. Pyne
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An enlightening investigation of the Pleistocene’s dual character as a geologic time — and as a cultural idea. The Pleistocene is the epoch of geologic time closest to our own. It’s a time of ice ages, global migrations, and mass... (read more)

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Colliding Continents: A Geological Exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, and Tibet
Colliding Continents: A Geological Exploration of the Himalaya, Karakoram, and Tibet
by Mike Searle
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The Himalaya is the greatest mountain range on Earth: the highest, longest, youngest, the most tectonically active, and the most spectacular of all. Unimaginable geological forces created these spectacular peaks. Indeed, the crash of the Indian plate... (read more)

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Blood Diamonds: Tracing the Deadly Path of the World's Most Precious Stones
Blood Diamonds: Tracing the Deadly Path of the World's Most Precious Stones
by Greg Campbell
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First discovered in 1930, the diamonds of Sierra Leone have funded one of the most savage rebel campaigns in modern history. These “blood diamonds” are smuggled out of West Africa and sold to legitimate diamond merchants in London, Antwerp... (read more)

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Bretz's Flood: The Remarkable Story of a Rebel Geologist and the World's Greatest Flood
Bretz's Flood: The Remarkable Story of a Rebel Geologist and the World's Greatest Flood
by John Soennichsen
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Conventional geologic thinking always said that the landscape between Idaho and the Cascade Mountains — a unique place characterized by gullies, coulees, and deserts — was created over millions of years by rivers that had long since gone dry... (read more)

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Fossil Invertebrates
Fossil Invertebrates
by Paul D Taylor
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This book is a magnificent resource for anyone with an interest in fossils and the success of the invertebrates.... (read more)

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How to Build a Dinosaur: The New Science of Reverse Evolution
How to Build a Dinosaur: The New Science of Reverse Evolution
by Jack Horner
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A world-renowned paleontologist reveals groundbreaking science that trumps science fiction: how to grow a living dinosaur Over a decade after Jurassic Park, Jack Horner and his colleagues in molecular biology labs are in the process of building the... (read more)

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Rough-Hewn Land: A Geologic Journey from California to the Rocky Mountains
Rough-Hewn Land: A Geologic Journey from California to the Rocky Mountains
by Keith Heyer Meldahl
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“A virtual road trip through geologic time that opens ancient windows on how the West was made. Meldahl is the ideal tour guide, blending history and geology to explain the rocks and topography of the American West and how geology shaped its... (read more)

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Dig Here!: Lost Mines & Buried Treasure of the Southwest
Dig Here!: Lost Mines & Buried Treasure of the Southwest
by Thomas Penfield
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"Dig Here! is a gold mine itself, overflowing with fascinating lore, spellbinding backgrounds, driving Western drama--and exciting, reliable facts!... (read more)

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Earth: A Journey Through Time
Earth: A Journey Through Time
by Nicolas Cheetham
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Planet Earth is presented in a captivating and original perspective in this extraordinary collection of breathtaking images. Through the use of satellites and various lenses and imagery techniques, previously hidden aspects of the planet are brought into... (read more)

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Encyclopedia of Caves
Encyclopedia of Caves
by David C Culver
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Encyclopedia of Caves is a self-contained, beautifully illustrated work dedicated to caves and their unique environments. It includes more than 100 comprehensive articles from leading scholars and explorers in 15 different countries. Each entry is... (read more)

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Waterfall: Nature and Culture (Earth)
Waterfall: Nature and Culture (Earth)
by Brian Hudson
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From Niagara Falls in the United States to Angel Falls in Venezuela, Victoria Falls in Africa, and Hannoki Falls in Japan, waterfalls provide some of the world’s loveliest panoramas. With their glistening spray and deafening roar, these astonishing... (read more)

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Of Rock and Rivers: Seeking a Sense of Place in the American West
Of Rock and Rivers: Seeking a Sense of Place in the American West
by Ellen Wohl
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"Ellen Wohl has created a masterful and lyrical natural history of the Rocky Mountain West. She writes with a naturalist's attention to detail, an artist's eye for color, a geologist's long view of change, and an activist's passion. Wohl brings a fresh... (read more)

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The Legacy of the Mastodon: The Golden Age of Fossils in America
The Legacy of the Mastodon: The Golden Age of Fossils in America
by Keith Stewa Thomson
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The uncovering in the mid-1700s of fossilized mastodon bones and teeth at Big Bone Lick, Kentucky, signaled the beginning of a great American adventure. The West was opening up and unexplored lands beckoned. Unimagined paleontological treasures awaited... (read more)

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Written in Stone: The Hidden Secrets of Fossils and the Story of Life on Earth. Brian Switek
Written in Stone: The Hidden Secrets of Fossils and the Story of Life on Earth. Brian Switek
by Brian Switek
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Switek seamlessly intertwines two types of evolution: one of life on earth and the other of paleontology itself.--Discover Magazine In delightful prose, Switek] . . . superbly shows that ' i]f we can let go of our conceit, ' we will see the preciousness... (read more)

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