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

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New Gold Panning is Easy (Treasure Hunting Text)
New Gold Panning is Easy (Treasure Hunting Text)
by Roy Lagal
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This book is perfect for a someone looking to begin their Gold Panning Adventures. It is well written with excellent pictures which make a transition into gold panning relaxing and fun.... (read more)

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The Next Tsunami: Living on a Restless Coast
The Next Tsunami: Living on a Restless Coast
by Bonnie Henderson
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On a March evening in 1964, ten-year-old Tom Horning awoke near midnight to find his yard transformed. A tsunami triggered by Alaskas momentous Good Friday earthquake had wreaked havoc in his Seaside, Oregon, neighborhood. It was, as far as anyone knew... (read more)

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Cataclysms on the Columbia: The Great Missoula Floods
Cataclysms on the Columbia: The Great Missoula Floods
by John Eliot Allen
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The OpenBook Series highlights Ooligan Press's commitment to transparency on our road toward sustainable publishing. We believe that disclosing the impacts of the choices we make will not only help us avoid unintentional greenwashing, but also serve to... (read more)

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Fossils (Golden Guide)
Fossils (Golden Guide)
by Frank H T Rhodes
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This introduction to the life of the past as revealed through fossils includes: -Descriptions of the typical plants and animals of major geological eras -Maps showing where fossils can be found -The history of the development of life on earth Full-color... (read more)

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Glacial Lake Missoula and Its Humongous Floods
Glacial Lake Missoula and Its Humongous Floods
by David D Alt
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Glacial Lake Missoula and Its Humongous Floods tells the tale of a huge Ice Age lake that, when it suddenly drained, unleashed more than ten times the combined flow of all the modern rivers of the world. The book follows the path of the floodwaters as... (read more)

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Simon & Schuster's Guide to Gems and Precious Stones (Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones)
Simon & Schuster's Guide to Gems and Precious Stones (Rocks, Minerals and Gemstones)
by Kennie Lyman
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Simon & Schuster's Guide to Gems and Precious Stones provides both the connoisseur and the casual collector with a compact, easy-to-use volume describing more than 100 rare varieties of minerals whose beauty and mystery have possessed our imaginations... (read more)

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Basin and Range
Basin and Range
by John Mcphee
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The first of John McPhees works in his series on geology and geologists, Basin and Range is a book of journeys through ancient terrains, always in juxtaposition with travels in the modern worlda history of vanished landscapes, enhanced by the histories... (read more)

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Cataclysms on the Columbia
Cataclysms on the Columbia
by John Eliot Allen
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The formation of the Grand Coulee remained a mystery for many years, until J. Harlen Bretz set out to prove that the Columbia River basin was the site of huge floods 15,000 years ago that covered 16,000 square miles to depths of hundreds of feet... (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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Earthquake Storms: The Fascinating History and Volatile Future of the San Andreas Fault
Earthquake Storms: The Fascinating History and Volatile Future of the San Andreas Fault
by John Dvorak
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It is a prominent geological feature that is almost impossible to see unless you know where to look. Hundreds of thousands of people drive across it every day. The San Andreas Fault is everywhere, and primed for a colossal quake. For decades, scientists... (read more)

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In Search of Ancient Oregon: A Geological and Natural History
In Search of Ancient Oregon: A Geological and Natural History
by Ellen Morris Bishop
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The exciting story of how Oregon's diverse landscapes evolved is seen through 220 fine art quality photographs and beautiful writing.... (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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Agents of Chaos: Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Other Natural Disasters
Agents of Chaos: Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Other Natural Disasters
by Stephen L Harris
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A nicely presented discussion of causes, effects, and likely places of future occurrences. Includes a subject-arranged bibliography. For general audiences. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)... (read more)

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Rocks, Gems and Minerals: Revised and Updated (Golden Guide)
Rocks, Gems and Minerals: Revised and Updated (Golden Guide)
by Herbert S Zim
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This handy identification guide to the most common kinds of rocks and minerals offers concise and fascinating information on; Physical and chemical properties Origins and geologic significance Gems and semiprecious stones How to find and collect... (read more)

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Assembling California
Assembling California
by John Mcphee
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At various times in a span of fifteen years, John McPhee made geological field surveys in the company of Eldridge Moores, a tectonicist at the University of California at Davis. The result of these trips is Assembling California, a cross-section in human... (read more)

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Roadside Geology of Northern California
Roadside Geology of Northern California
by David D Alt
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The year 1997 marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Roadside Geology Series. With nearly one million Roadside Geology books sold, Mountain Press strives to preserve the original intent of the series -- to provide scientific information in an... (read more)

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A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906
A Crack in the Edge of the World: America and the Great California Earthquake of 1906
by Simon Winchester
Staff Pick
"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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The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology
The Map That Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology
by Simon Winchester
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [305]-310).... (read more)

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