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Books and maps tagged “geology”

Geology of the Lassen Country
The Geologic Story of Lassen Volcanic National Park & Vicinity

R. Forrest Hopson & Michael A. Clynne Geology of the Lassen Country: The Geologic Story of Lassen Volcanic National Park & Vicinity

Describes the intriguing geology and geologic evolution of Lassen Volcanic National Park and surrounding areas, providing an up-to-date source of geologic information specific to Lassen Country.


Humboldt Rocks
How They Got Here, What They Are, How to Find Them

Meryl King, Illustrated by Lance Anderson Humboldt Rocks; How They Got Here, What They Are, How to Find Them

This book presents the amazing geology of Humboldt County in clear and informative language. It begins deep in the Gorda Trench, where sulfurous steam vents support giant tube worms, then moves on to describe an earthquake before describing the rocks that underlie all this action.


Shaping the Sonoma-Mendocino Coast
Exploring the Coastal Geology of Northern California

Thomas E. Cochrane Shaping the Sonoma-Mendocino Coast: Exploring the Coastal Geology of Northern California

Geologist Cochrane provides a detailed yet approachable overview of how and why the Sonoma-Mendocino Coast appears as it does today––with all its fascinating oddities. An 85-mile road log provides precise instructions for a self-drive geological tour from Bodega Bay to Elk


Great Salt Lake
Regional Book of Facts and Exploration
Featuring Area History, Geology, Ecology and Culture

Alan Millard Great Salt Lake

This book covers the history, ecology, geology, and culture of the Great Salt Lake Region. Includes volcanic activity, native cultures, pioneers including the Donner Party, the Pony Express, the Golden Spike, salt extraction, shipping, resorts, Bonneville Speedway, more.


Geologic Trips
San Francisco and the Bay Area

Ted Konigsmark

Written for the non-geologist, this user-friendly book leads readers on fascinating field trips to Bay Area landmarks.

Geologic Trips
Sierra Nevada

Ted Konigsmark Geologic Trips—Sierra Nevada

If you have ever wondered how the rocks and scenery of the Sierra Nevada were formed, take this geologic guide with you on your next trip. Written for the non-geologist, this detailed guide describes 116 of the geologic attractions of the Sierra


Living with the Changing California Coast

Gary Griggs, Kiki Patsch & Lauret Savoy Living with the Changing California Coast

This authoritative and easy-to-use book, a geological profile of the California coast, describes the landforms and processes that shape the coastline and beaches, documents how erosion has affected development, and discusses the options available for dealing with coastal hazards and geologic instability.