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A field manual for the amateur geologist : tools and activities for exploring our planet

Author: Alan M Cvancara
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, ©1985.
Series: PHalarope books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide-book describing geological features, how to study the earth's history, and suggests projects and activities.
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan M Cvancara
ISBN: 0133165302 9780133165302 0133165221 9780133165227
OCLC Number: 10824567
Notes: "A Spectrum book."
Description: xii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction to landforms --
Stream-related landforms --
Glacier-related landforms --
Shoreline-related landforms --
Wind-related landforms --
Ground water-related landforms --
Landslide-related landforms --
Volcanic landforms --
Rock deformation-related landforms --
Time and geology --
Reconstructing past events --
Parks for geologic observation and contemplation --
Minerals --
Igneous rocks --
Sedimentary rocks --
Metamorphic rocks --
Fossils --
Geologist's approach --
How to read geologic maps and cross sections --
How to make a mineral, rock or fossil collection --
How to sleuth stone --
How to read rock weathering from tombstones --
How to prospect for gold.
Series Title: PHalarope books.
Responsibility: Alan M. Cvancara.

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A guide-book describing geological features, how to study the earth's history, and suggests projects and activities.

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