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California S Amazing Geology

Author : Donald R. Prothero
ISBN : 9781498707954
Genre : Science
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California has some of the most distinctive and unique geology in the United States. It is the only state with all three types of plate boundaries, an extraordinary history of earthquakes and volcanoes, and it has many rocks and minerals found nowhere else. The Golden State includes both the highest and lowest point in the continental US and practically every conceivable geological feature known. This book discusses not only the important geologic features of each region in California, but also the complex geologic four-dimensional puzzle of how California was assembled, beginning over 2 billion years ago. The author provides up-to-date and authoritative review of the geology and geomorphology of each geologic province, as well as recent revelations of tectonic history of California’s past. There are separate chapters on some of California’s distinctive geologic resources, including gold, oil, water, coastlines, and fossils. An introductory section describes basic rock and mineral types and fundamental aspects of plate tectonics, so that students and other readers can make sense of the bizarre, wild, and crazy jigsaw puzzle that is California's geological history.

Wines And Wineries Of California S Central Coast

Author : William A. Ausmus
ISBN : 0520931831
Genre : Cooking
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In comparative tastings, wines from California's Central Coast rival those from such renowned regions as Bordeaux, Burgundy, and Napa, yet they also offer superb value. This is the first comprehensive guide to one of the world's most dynamic and beautiful wine regions-and the setting for the award-winning movie Sideways. An excellent, one-stop resource for touring and tasting at convenient wineries located from Monterey to Santa Barbara, the guide is organized into county-by-county alphabetical listings for this up-and-coming region. Wines and Wineries of California's Central Coast includes: * Profiles of nearly 300 wineries personally visited by the author * Profiles of individual vintners * 5 maps * Winery ratings, plus author and winemaker recommendations * Visitors' and contact information for each winery * Discussions of regional wine history and terroir * Descriptions of designated American Viticultural Areas and grape varietals

Best Hikes With Dogs Central California

Author : Linda B. Mullally
ISBN : 1594850496
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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* Guidebook to 55 dog-friendly hikes in California's Central Coast, Carmel Valley, Big Sur, and the Sierra Nevada* Tips on trail etiquette, trip preparations, finding appropriate routes for your dog, reducing environmental impacts, and more* Most up-to-date info on leash laws and regulationsCentral California has it all - gorgeous coastal parkland, mountainous wilderness areas, and everything in between. Hiking with your dog in Central California has never been easier for residents and visitors alike. This guide includes dog-friendly trails between Santa Cruz and San Luis Obispo, stretching across the Central Valley eastward to Lee Vining and southward to Lone Pine. These trails are not only legal for canine hikers, but also welcoming and safe. Additionally, this guide presents information on hiking responsibly with your dog: what to do when you encounter other hikers, tips on minimizing negative impacts, and skills for preparing your dog for a hike in the varied terrainof Central California.

Repertorium Zum Neuen Jahrbuch Fur Mineralogie Geologie Und Palaontologie Das Centralblatt F R Mineralogie Und Die Beilage

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ISBN : CHI:098681191
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Geology Of Northern California

Author : Edgar Herbert Bailey
ISBN : STANFORD:36105032178258
Genre : Geology
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Introduction To California Soils And Plants

Author : Arthur R. Kruckeberg
ISBN : 0520233727
Genre : Nature
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Carnivorous pitcher plants, pygmy conifers, and the Tiburon jewel flower are just a few of California's endemic plants featured in this natural history guide. Includes 148 outstanding, accurate photos--100 in color--and selected trip itineraries for viewing the state's geobotanical wonders.

California S Battered Coast

Author : Jim McGrath
ISBN : UVA:35007004197293
Genre : Coastal zone management
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California Journal Of Mines And Geology

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ISBN : UOM:39015006832607
Genre : Mines and mineral resources
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California Geology

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ISBN : UCSD:31822033887050
Genre : Geology
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Mineral Information Service

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ISBN : UCSD:31822033886896
Genre : Geology
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