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In Suspect Terrain
In Suspect Terrain
by John Mcphee
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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)

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Roadside Geology #26: Roadside Geology of Ohio
Roadside Geology #26: Roadside Geology of Ohio
by Mark J. Camp
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Ohio's bedrock reveals a rich story of the ancient landscapes and animals--foot-long clams, massive meat-eating reptiles, lumbering mammoths--that existed thousands to hundreds of millions of years ago. Fluctuating seas full of marine life, widespread... (read more)

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Geological Evolution of the Colorado Plateau of Eastern Utah and Western Colorado
Geological Evolution of the Colorado Plateau of Eastern Utah and Western Colorado
by Robert Fillmore
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Robert Fillmore’s clear, easy-to-read text documents spectacular features of the eastern Colorado Plateau, one of the most interesting and scenic geologic regions in the world. The area covered in detail stretches from the Book Cliffs to the deep... (read more)

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The Myth of Solid Ground: Earthquakes, Prediction, and the Fault Line Between Reason a
The Myth of Solid Ground: Earthquakes, Prediction, and the Fault Line Between Reason a
by David L Ulin
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Earthquakes are one of the great unsolved geological mysteries. Attempts to predict them have ranged from studies of California’s fault lines by USGS geologists to the work of an odd assortment of psychics and apocalyptics who base their sometimes... (read more)

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Roadside Geology of Texas (Roadside Geology)
Roadside Geology of Texas (Roadside Geology)
by Darwin Spearing
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Informative travel companions about roadside terrain and geology with photos, diagrams, and glossary.... (read more)

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A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906 (P.S.)
A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906 (P.S.)
by Simon Winchester
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"If you liked Krakatoa, The Professor and the Madman, or any of Winchester's other works, you'll like this one. He explains geological ideas well, and is well on his way to being the new ambassador of geology's influence on human history. He places... (read more)

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Here on Earth: A Natural History of the Planet
Here on Earth: A Natural History of the Planet
by Tim Flannery
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Credited with discovering more species than Darwin, praised for his “ability to take complex ideas and—seemingly effortlessly— make them accessible” (Sydney Morning Herald), Tim Flannery is one of the worlds most influential... (read more)

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Stories in Stone: Travels Through Urban Geology
Stories in Stone: Travels Through Urban Geology
by David B Williams
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Within the fabric of every stone building is a wondrous story of geological origins, architectural aesthetics, and cultural history. You probably dont expect to make geological finds along the sidewalks of a major city, but when natural history writer... (read more)

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Roadside Geology of Idaho (Roadside Geology)
Roadside Geology of Idaho (Roadside Geology)
by David Alt
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Informative travel companions about roadside terrain and geology with photos, diagrams, and glossary.... (read more)

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Hydrology and Floodplain Analysis (5TH 13 Edition)
Hydrology and Floodplain Analysis (5TH 13 Edition)
by Philip B. Bedient
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For undergraduate and graduate courses in Hydrology.   This text offers a clear and up-to-date presentation of fundamental concepts and design methods required to understand hydrology and floodplain analysis. It addresses the computational emphasis... (read more)

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Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation (6TH 08 Edition)
Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation (6TH 08 Edition)
by Thomas M. Lillesand
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From recent developments in digital image processing to the next generation of satellite systems, the sixth edition of this comprehensive text introduces students to the latest developments in the exciting field of remote sensing and image interpretation.... (read more)

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Intraplate Volcanism: In Eastern Australia and New Zealand
Intraplate Volcanism: In Eastern Australia and New Zealand
by Robert Wallace Johnson
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This is a major, definitive, landmark study of the young volcanoes of eastern Australia and parts of New Zealand. It deals with the rock types and origin of the volcanoes as well as the inclusions of the upper mantle and lower-crustal rocks found in the... (read more)

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Roadside Geology of New Mexico (87 Edition)
Roadside Geology of New Mexico (87 Edition)
by Halka Chronic
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Informative travel companions about roadside terrain and geology with photos, diagrams, and glossary.... (read more)

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Essentials of Geology with Access Code
Essentials of Geology with Access Code
by Stephen Marshak
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The Fourth Edition offers a streamlined, engaging approach to geologic processes, presented through visuals, photographs, and text, as well as discussions of modern science phenomena.... (read more)

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National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Rocks and Minerals (Audubon Society Field Guide)
National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Rocks and Minerals (Audubon Society Field Guide)
by National Audubon Society
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Perfect for mountain climbers and hikers, this valuable reference covers more rocks and minerals in North America than any other available guide. 794 full-color photographs depict all the important rocks, gems, and minerals -- in many variations of color... (read more)

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California Natural History Guides #79: Geology of the San Francisco Bay Region
California Natural History Guides #79: Geology of the San Francisco Bay Region
by Doris Sloan
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Why does a bit of ocean floor lie on top of Mt. Diablo? Why is Red Rock, that small, knobby island in San Francisco Bay, red? Why is Loma Prieta high? This book is for San Francisco Bay Area residents and visitors who want to explore the geologic world... (read more)

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Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Sustainability (Taking Sides)
Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Sustainability (Taking Sides)
by Robert W. Taylor
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Taking Sides volumes present current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with Learning Outcomes, an Issue Summary, an Introduction... (read more)

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An Introduction to the Rock-Forming Minerals
An Introduction to the Rock-Forming Minerals
by William Alexander Deer
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This revised edition has entailed a thorough re-writing of the text, taking account of the impressive advances that have been made in all aspects of earth sciences, particularly mineralogy, over the recent years.... (read more)

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Roadside Geology of Colorado
Roadside Geology of Colorado
by Halka Chronic
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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)

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Elemental Geosystems-stud. STD. Guide (6TH 10 Edition)
Elemental Geosystems-stud. STD. Guide (6TH 10 Edition)
by Robert W. Christopherson
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This package contains the following components: -0321595785: Study Guide for Elemental Geosystems -0321595211: Elemental... (read more)

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