By Albert Dickas
Examining intimately at the very least one striking web site for all fifty states, Albert Dickas basically explains the geologic forces at the back of every one one’s starting place in one hundred and one Geologic websites You’ve Gotta See. Dickas discusses not just iconic landforms reminiscent of Devil’s Tower in Wyoming but additionally locales which are usually missed but have interesting tales. think about the Reelfoot scarp in Tennessee: to the informal observer it's not anything greater than a mild upward push in a farm box. but this refined slope represents a rift shaped in the course of an 1812 earthquake that compelled the potent Mississippi to stream upstream. Or Lousiana’s unassuming, low-lying Avery Island, which truly caps an 8.5-mile-high column of salt. Amply illustrated with full-color images and illustrations and written in transparent but playful prose, 101 Geologic websites You’ve Gotta See will entertain and tell novice and pro geology buffs even if from an armchair or within the field.
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101 American Geo-Sites You've Gotta See by Albert Dickas