Roadside Geology of Northern and Central California

By | June 11, 2017
Roadside Geology of Northern and Central California Author David Alt
ISBN-10 0878426701
ISBN-13 9780878426706
Year 2016-10-10
Pages 384
Language English
Publisher Mountain Press Publishing Company
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California s geology makes headlines when faults shift volcanoes puff steam and coastal bluffs fall into the sea The latest edition of this popular book explores the state s recent rumblings and tremulous past with the aid of full color illustrations Spectacular photographs showcase multihued rock from red chert and green serpentinite to blue schist and gray granite The color geologic road maps based on the 2010 Geologic Map of California are detailed and easy to read The geologic information particularly for the Klamath Mountains Modoc Plateau and northern Sierra Nevada has been updated to reflect the more recent geologic understanding of these complex areas For your next road trip replace your tattered dog eared copy of the old edition with this gorgeous new volume

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