Mountain Press Publishing Missoula Montana

Geology Underfoot in Southern California


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Series: Geology Underfoot
Media: Paperback

Item #: 290   Price: $14.00
ISBN: 0-87842-289-7
Pages: 232   Size: 6 x 9

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"Written in a lucid style that is easily understood by anyone with even a smattering of interest in geology, this book is illustrated by scores of helpful photographs and maps. It is a dandy companion for any glovebox." --Lee Dye, Westways

Reading the rocks like pages in a book, Geology Underfoot in Southern California offers an inside view of the southland's active and sometimes enigmatic landscape. Twenty vignettes each weave a geologic story of a particular scene, relationship, or feature. Some spotlight well-known landmarks, while others describe subtle relationships among the earth's awesome forces. Together these snapshots introduce readers to southern California's rich, dynamic, and even flamboyant geology.