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Stories in Stone : How Geology Influenced Connecticut History and Culture.

Author: Jelle Zeilinga de Boer
Publisher: Middletown : Wesleyan University Press, 2011.
Series: Garnet books.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exploring the many facets of Connecticut's unique geology.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Zeilinga de Boer, Jelle.
Stories in Stone : How Geology Influenced Connecticut History and Culture.
Middletown : Wesleyan University Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jelle Zeilinga de Boer
ISBN: 9780819572479 0819572470
OCLC Number: 767498304
Description: 1 online resource (351 pages).
Contents: Cover; Half title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. In the Beginning: Continental Fusion and Breakup; 2. Weather and Climate: Hurricanes and Ice Ages; 3. Connecticut's Geologic Treasures: Gems and Ores; 4. Settlers and Soils in the Central Valley: The Legacy of Glacial Lake Hitchcock; 5. The Metacomet Ridge: The Scientific, Political, and Cultural Impact of an Old Lava Flow; 6. The Moodus Noises: The Science and Lore of Connecticut Earthquakes; 7. Visitors from Space: The Weston and Wethersfield Meteorites; Afterword: Our Lithic Inheritance.
Series Title: Garnet books.

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Exploring the many facets of Connecticut's unique geology.

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