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Petroleum Geology
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Texon:: Legacy of an Oil Town (Images of America)

Jane Spraggins Wilson

From 1924 to 1962, Texon was a model company oil town in Reagan County, Texas. Pittsburgh-based Big Lake Oil Company developed the town site next to the Big Lake Oil Field and Santa Rita No. 1, the discovery well on University of Texas lands in the... (read more)

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How the Earthquake Bird Got Its Name and Other Tales of an Unbalanced Nature

H H Shugart

Although people have been altering earths landscapes to some extent for tens of thousands of years, humankind today is causing massive changes to the planet. Such widespread environmental change is accompanied by accelerating rates of species extinction.... (read more)

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Heaven and Earth: Global Warming, the Missing Science

Ian Plimer

In this controversial new book Australia's leading geologist makes the case that carbon dioxide is just one of many factors that drive climate--and a relatively insignificant one at that. Heaven and Earth engagingly and comprehensively synthesizes what... (read more)

Rocks and Minerals
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Gemstone Reflexology

Nora Kircher

Combining the healing energy of crystals and reflexology therapy, this text offers a holistic approach to triggering the body's self-healing energies to deal with a large number of mental and physical disorders ranging from heartache to heart disease.... (read more)

Earthquakes and Volcanoes
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The Last Day: Wrath, Ruin, and Reason in the Great Lisbon Earthquake of 1755

Nicholas Shrady

The Lisbon Earthquake of 1755 was no run-of-the-mill misfortune-it was a watershed moment that shook the pillars of an inveterate social order and sent reverberations throughout the Western world. Earth, water, wind, and fire all conspired to produce a... (read more)

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The Lost World of Fossil Lake: Snapshots from Deep Time

Lance Grande

The landscape of southwestern Wyoming around the ghost town of Fossil is beautiful but harsh; a dry, high mountain desert with cool nights and long, cold winters inhabited by a sparse mountain desert community. But during the early Eocene, more than... (read more)

Earth Sciences
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Oxygen: The Molecule That Made the World

Nick Lane

In Oxygen, Nick Lane takes the reader on an enthralling journey as he unravels the unexpected ways in which oxygen spurred the evolution of life and death. He shows how oxygen underpins the origin of biological complexity, the birth of photosynthesis... (read more)

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