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Geology underfoot in Yosemite National Park
Geology underfoot Yosemite


 
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Title: Geology underfoot in Yosemite National Park

Author: Allen F. Glazner and Greg M. Stock
Year: 2010
Series: Geology Underfoot series, Mountain Press Publishing Company
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Format: 300 pages, color
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ISBN-13: 978-0-87842-568-6

"Few places in the nation rival Yosemite National Park for vertigo-inducing cliffs, plunging waterfalls, and stunning panoramic views of granite peaks. Many of the features that visitors find most tantalizing about Yosemite have unique and compelling geologic stories--tales that continue to unfold today in vivid, often destructive ways. While visiting more than twenty-five amazing sites, you'll discover why many of Yosemite's domes shed rock shells like onion layers, what happens when a volcano erupts under a glacial lake, and why rocks seem to be almost continually tumbling from the region's cliffs. With a multitude of colorful photos and illustrations, and prose tooled for the lay reader, Geology Underfoot in Yosemite National Park will help you read the landscape the way a geologist does."

Original Product Code: GG37