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Roadside Geology of Oregon (Roadside Geology)
Roadside Geology of Oregon (Roadside Geology)
by David D Alt
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"[It] provides a handy and understandable account, either to read at home, or to carry along on trips."-Oregon Historical... (read more)

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Rising from the Plains
Rising from the Plains
by John Mcphee
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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)

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The Map That Changed the World
The Map That Changed the World
by Simon Winchester
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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)

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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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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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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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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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Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
by Simon Winchester
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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)

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Fire Mountains of the West the Cascade
Fire Mountains of the West the Cascade
by Stephen L Harris
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"This well-illustrated volume is probably the best introduction available concerning the geology, history, and hazards of each of the West's potentially eruptive volcanoes." -Natural Hazards... (read more)

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Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History
Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History
by Stephen Jay Gould
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High in the Canadian Rockies is a small limestone quarry formed 530 million years ago called the Burgess Shale. It hold the remains of an ancient sea where dozens of strange creatures lived—a forgotten corner of evolution preserved in awesome... (read more)

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The Stone of Heaven: Unearthing the Secret History of Imperial Green Jade
The Stone of Heaven: Unearthing the Secret History of Imperial Green Jade
by Adrian Levy
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A riveting, entertaining, and richly detailed nonfiction narrative in the spirit of The Orchid Thief, Longitude and Nathaniel's Nutmeg, this is the first book ever written about Imperial Green Jade — the rare and beautiful stone more precious than... (read more)

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On the Origin of Phyla
On the Origin of Phyla
by James W Valentine
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Owing its inspiration and title to On the Origin of Phlya, James W. Valentine's ambitious book synthesizes and applies the vast treasury of theory and research collected in the century and a half since Darwin's time. By investigating the origins of life... (read more)

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Land in Motion: California's San Andreas Fault (99 Edition)
Land in Motion: California's San Andreas Fault (99 Edition)
by Collier
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This is a beautifully illustrated general-interest book on the most famous fault on Earth. The San Andreas Fault, site of the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 and many others, is the boundary between two of the earth's crustal plates, and it is a major... (read more)

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Roadside Geology of Virginia (Roadside Geology)
Roadside Geology of Virginia (Roadside Geology)
by Keith Frye
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Informative travel companions about roadside terrain and geology with photos, diagrams, and glossary.... (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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Tim Flannery's reputation for lucid, potent writing has led to wide acclaim for his previous books (especially The Weather Makers, The Future Eaters, and The Eternal Frontier). As an eminent scientist and environmental activist, Flannery's expertise is... (read more)

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

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Roadside Geology of the Yellowstone Country (Roadside Geology)
Roadside Geology of the Yellowstone Country (Roadside Geology)
by William Fritz
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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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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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Fire Mountains of the West 3RD Edition
Fire Mountains of the West 3RD Edition
by Stephen L Harris
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For general readers or seasoned geologists, "Fire Mountains of the West" begins with an introduction to volcanoes, the processes that create them, and the glaciers that sculpt them. The heart of the book is a fascinating biography of each of the major... (read more)

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Volcanoes of the Cascades: Their Rise and Their Risks (Falcon Guide)
Volcanoes of the Cascades: Their Rise and Their Risks (Falcon Guide)
by Richard L Hill
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The majestic Cascade Mountains serve as the centerpiece for the Northwest's renowned beauty, with their rugged, snow-capped peaks drawing thousands of visitors to their flanks each summer. Several of the region's national parks are centered on these... (read more)

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