Books and maps tagged “geology”
Whether or not geology is your passion, this book will open your eyes to the natural world around you. Covers the Klamath Mountains, North Coast, Cascades, Modoc Plateau, the Coast Ranges, the Great Valley, and the Sierra Nevada.
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.
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.
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
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.
Tells the story of a landscape, just west of Sacramento and north of SF, born through plate tectonic forces. The region holds geologic wonders including subduction zones, thrust faults, and mud volcanoes. Recreation opportunities aplenty.
Covers sedimentary, metamorphic, and igneous rocks, plus many categories of minerals.
Written for the non-geologist, this user-friendly book leads readers on fascinating field trips to Bay Area landmarks.
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
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.