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A Field Guide to Geology

Collection:
Field Guides (FLDG)
Contributor:
David C Roberts (main author)
Format:
Book
Publication Date:
1996
URL:
http://www.worldcat.org/isbn/0395663261
Published:
Boston: Houghton Mifflin
ISBN:
0395663261
Location:
Library, University of Illinois
Subject Term:
NORTH AMERICA, Rocks and Fossils
Notes:
Covers the roadside geology of eastern North America, roughly east of the Great Plains. One chapter covers background material; the remainder cover geological formations seen from several major highways in the Canadian Shield, Stable Interior, Appalachian Province, and Coastal Plain regions. Color photos, black and white illustrations; maps. A fairly typical example of the geological field guides which are generally excluded from inclusion in this guide. Illustrated by W. Grant Hudson. 416p. (Peterson Field Guide Series, No. 47). $27.95; $17.95pa.