By Albert Dickas
Examining intimately at the very least one remarkable website for all fifty states, Albert Dickas essentially 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 similar to Devil’s Tower in Wyoming but in addition locales which are frequently neglected but have attention-grabbing tales. think about the Reelfoot scarp in Tennessee: to the informal observer it truly is 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 strong Mississippi to circulate 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 beginner and pro geology buffs even if from an armchair or within the field.
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