Summer Reading Sale
 
 

$7 or Less


spacer

$7 or Less
Geology


There are 407 books in this aisle.

Featured Titles in $7 or Less - Geology
Page 1 of 21 next

Rising from the Plains
Rising from the Plains
by John Mcphee
Publisher Comments
Rising from the Plains is John McPhees third book on geology and geologists. Following Basin and Range and In Suspect Terrain, it continues to present a cross section of North America along the fortieth parallela series gathering under the overall title... (read more)

List Price $16.00
Your price: $5.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Volcano: First Seventy Days, Mount St. Helens, 1980
Volcano: First Seventy Days, Mount St. Helens, 1980
by Robert D. Shangle and Linda Kelso
Publisher Comments
Volcano! The word conjures up images of native princesses being cruelly sacrificed to appease angry gods; of derring-do adventurers risking their lives at the lips of craters boiling with red-hot lava; of pillars of fiery molten rock hurled high into... (read more)

Your price: $4.50
Used - Pamphlet

add to wish list


Volcanoes: A Folding Pocket Guide to the Types of Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Hot Springs, Geysers & More (Pocket Naturalist Guides)
Volcanoes: A Folding Pocket Guide to the Types of Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Hot Springs, Geysers & More (Pocket Naturalist Guides)
by James Kavanagh
Publisher Comments
Educational and entertaining pocket field guide provides a simplified introduction to the different types of volcanoes, lava flows, pyroclastic flows and the rocks that are formed as a result of eruption. Will appeal equally to novice volcanologists and... (read more)

Your price: $6.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Map That Changed the World
The Map That Changed the World
by Simon Winchester
Publisher Comments
In 1793, a canal digger named William Smith made a startling discovery. He found that by tracing the placement of fossils, which he uncovered in his excavations, one could follow layers of rocks as they dipped and rose and fell -- clear across England... (read more)

List Price $14.00
Your price: $5.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
by Simon Winchester
Staff Pick
Krakatoa is the eloquent narrative of the cataclysmic destruction in 1883 of the volcanic island of the same name. Killing nearly 40,000 people (mostly from the resultant tsunamis), this violent eruption was "the most violent explosion ever recorded and... (read more)

List Price $13.95
Your price: $5.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Diamond: A Journey to the Heart of an Obsession
Diamond: A Journey to the Heart of an Obsession
by Matthew Hart
Publisher Comments
Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-258) and index.... (read more)

List Price $15.00
Your price: $5.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Volcanoes (Beginner's Guides)
Volcanoes (Beginner's Guides)
by Rosaly Lopes
Synopsis
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)

List Price $14.95
Your price: $5.98
Sale - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Amber
Amber
by Andrew Ross
Publisher Comments
Amber has captured the human imagination for centuries, as amulets, ritual cups, and beads dating back 10,000 years attest. It is a fascinating substance, one that offers a unique intersection of the fields of paleontology, botany, entomology, and... (read more)

List Price $13.50
Your price: $6.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Roadside Geology of Colorado
Roadside Geology of Colorado
by Halka Chronic
Publisher Comments
Professional geologists write and edit the "Roadside Geology" books for people who are not geologists but would like to learn something about the rocks and landforms around them. Each book begins with an introductory chapter that briefly reviews the... (read more)

List Price $16.00
Your price: $6.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Dinosaur Pets: (Level 1) (American Museum of Natural History - Level 1)
Dinosaur Pets: (Level 1) (American Museum of Natural History - Level 1)
by Kathleen V. Kudlinski
Publisher Comments
T-rex, Velociraptor, Stegosaurus, Triceratops: which dinosaur would YOU want for a pet? Kids will have a great time choosing their favorite from 12 popular prehistoric creatures. Facts from the world's top experts and humorous questions guide young... (read more)

Your price: $3.95
New - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Mount St. Helens :the continuing story in pictures
Mount St. Helens :the continuing story in pictures
by James Quiring
Publisher Comments
The very best in brilliant full-color photography in a large format book, with accurate, readable, interpretive text on the natural scene and the human history of national parks and monuments throughout the country... (read more)

List Price $9.95
Your price: $4.50
Used - Pamphlet

add to wish list


How to Build a Dinosaur: Extinction Doesn't Have to Be Forever
How to Build a Dinosaur: Extinction Doesn't Have to Be Forever
by Jack Horner
Publisher Comments
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)

List Price $25.95
Your price: $4.48
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


Earthshock: Hurricanes, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Tornadoes, and Other Forces of Nature
Earthshock: Hurricanes, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Tornadoes, and Other Forces of Nature
by Andrew Robinson
Publisher Comments
Subtitled "Hurricanes, Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Tornadoes And Other Forces Of Nature".... (read more)

List Price $29.95
Your price: $3.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Principles of Geology (Penguin Classics)
Principles of Geology (Penguin Classics)
by Charles Lyell
Publisher Comments
According to Charles Darwin, this book "altered the whole tone of one's mind... when seeing a thing never seen by Lyell, one yet saw it partially through his eyes". A hugely ambitious attempt to forge links between observable causes -- earthquakes, tides,... (read more)

List Price $20.00
Your price: $6.95
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


When the Earth Moves: Earthquakes and Volcanoes
When the Earth Moves: Earthquakes and Volcanoes
by Russell Ferrett
Publisher Comments
You may think youÆre standing on solid ground, but the earth beneath us is constantly on the move; sometimes dramatically. From earth-shattering earthquakes to terrifying tsunamis and violent volcanoes, When the Earth Moves examines how and why... (read more)

List Price $14.95
Your price: $5.75
Used - Hardcover

add to wish list


In Suspect Terrain
In Suspect Terrain
by John Mcphee
Publisher Comments
From the outwash plains of Brooklyn to Indianas drifted diamonds and gold In Suspect Terrain is a narrative of the earth, told in four sections of equal length, each in a different way reflecting the three othersa biography; a set piece about a fragment... (read more)

List Price $17.00
Your price: $5.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


The Evidence
The Evidence
by Dave Martill
Publisher Comments
The Evidence goes beyond the fascinating material in Walking with Dinosaurs, the best-selling book that accompanied the phenomenally successful TV series. The Evidence covers the methods of the research processes that formed the backbone of the series... (read more)

List Price $14.95
Your price: $1.48
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Hawaii Volcano Watch: A Pictorial History, 1779-1991
Hawaii Volcano Watch: A Pictorial History, 1779-1991
by Thomas L Wright
Publisher Comments
Volcanoes have been observed and records have been made of their activity since he early Polynesians recognized the Hawaiian Islands as volcanic and incorporated their awareness of volcanic processes into legends and chants. This book traces the... (read more)

List Price $14.50
Your price: $6.50
Used - Trade Paper

add to wish list


Geology (Pocket Naturalist)
Geology (Pocket Naturalist)
by James Kavanagh
Publisher Comments
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... (read more)

Your price: $6.95
New - Other

add to wish list


Easy Field Guide to Invertebrate Fossils of California (Easy Field Guides)
Easy Field Guide to Invertebrate Fossils of California (Easy Field Guides)
by B.j. Tegowski
Publisher Comments
Guide to identifying fossils found in California.... (read more)

Your price: $2.50
New - Mass Market

add to wish list


1 3 4 5 ... 21 next»


There are 407 books in this aisle.

This way to more aisles in $7 or Less
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.