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Roadside Geology Of Southern California

Author : Arthur G. Sylvester
ISBN : 0878426531
Genre : Science
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Since Mountain Press started the Roadside Geology series forty years ago, southern Californians have been waiting for an RG of their own. During those four decades-which were punctuated by jarring earthquakes and landslides-geologists continued to unravel the complexity of the Golden State, where some of the most dramatic and diverse geology in the world erupts, crashes, and collides. With dazzling color maps, diagrams, and photographs, Roadside Geology of Southern California takes advantage of this newfound knowledge, combining the latest science with accessible stories about the rocks and landscapes visible from winding two-lane byways as well as from the region's vast network of highways. Book jacket.

Field Excursions In Southern California

Author : Brian Kraatz
ISBN : 9780813700458
Genre : Electronic books
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"This guidebook volume for the 2016 GSA Cordilleran Section Meeting, which was held in Ontario, California, explores varied geological features of southern California and Nevada, including the Mojave Desert and Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument"--

Geology Underfoot In Illinois

Author : Ray Wiggers
ISBN : 087842346X
Genre : Science
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Illinois--a flat and boring state with nothing but cornfields and crowded expressways, right? Balderdash! Geology Underfoot in Illinois scratches the Prairie State's surface to expose geologic diversity that stretches back more than a billion years. Copi

Geology Underfoot In Southern California

Author : Robert Phillip Sharp
ISBN : 0878422897
Genre : Science
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A non-technical guide describes twenty significant geological sites in Southern California

Eine Kurze Geschichte Der Erde

Author : J. D. Macdougall
ISBN : UCSD:31822035174358
Genre : Science
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Edelsteine Und Mineralien

Author : Andreas Landmann
ISBN : 389736705X
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California Landscape

Author : Mary Hill
ISBN : 0520048490
Genre : History
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Geologie F R Dummies

Author : Alecia M. Spooner
ISBN : 9783527687480
Genre : Education
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Fragen Sie sich auch manchmal, warum die Erde so aussieht wie sie aussieht? Eiszeiten, Vulkanismus, Erosion, Meteoriteneinschläge - unser Planet hat in seiner Geschichte schon einiges mitgemacht. Und so vielgestaltig die Erde aussieht, so umfangreich und komplex ist auch das Thema Geologie. Aber keine Sorge, Alecia Spooner erklärt Ihnen leicht verständlich alles Wichtige, was es zum Thema Geologie zu wissen gibt: von den chemischen Grundlagen und der Bedeutung von Wind und Wasser für die Geowissenschaften bis zur Bildung und Bestimmung von Gesteinen. Sie erfahren alles Wissenswerte zu Konvektion, Plattentektonik, Mineralien, Fossilien, Erdbeben, Oberflächenprozessen, den geologischen Zeitaltern und vieles, vieles mehr. Nehmen Sie das Buch zur Hand und bringen Sie die Steine ins Rollen!

Die Berge Kaliforniens

Author : John Muir
ISBN : 3882210508
Genre : Muir, John 1838-1914 / Travel / Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nevada)
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Roadside Geology Of Southern British Columbia

Author : William Henry Mathews
ISBN : 1926613341
Genre : Automobile travel
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British Columbia was built by some 500 million years of geologic discord along the western margin of the North American tectonic plate. That turmoil continues today, as the Juan de Fuca tectonic plate inches beneath Vancouver Island, triggering earthquakes and generating the magma that feeds the volcanoes of the Cascades. This book explains the province's geologic history in simple terms, covering southern British Columbia from the northern tip of Vancouver Island to the BC-Alberta border. Thirty-one descriptive road guides, complete with maps, photographs and diagrams, help you locate and interpret the rocks and landforms visible from the provinces highways and ferry routes. Discover a lava flow that chilled beneath ice, learn how Ripple Rock claimed 24 ships before engineers finally blew it up, and drive across a slow-moving earthflow that has played havoc with roads since the gold-rush days. The book a sense of the geology's importance to everyone who lives in and passes through the province.

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