Roadside Geology of Oregon


Roadside Geology of Oregon Author Marli B. Miller
ISBN-10 0878426310
ISBN-13 9780878426317
Year 2014-10-01
Pages 380
Language English
Publisher Mountain Press Publishing Company
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When the first edition of Roadside Geology of Oregon was published in 1978 it was revolutionary the first book in a series designed to educate inspire and wow nongeologists Back then the implications of plate tectonic theory were only beginning to shape geologic research and discussion Geologists hadn t yet learned that Oregon s Klamath and Blue Mountains were pieces of far traveled island arcs and ocean basins that had been piled against the growing North American continent Steaming volcanoes ghost forests recent landslides and towns heated with geothermal energy attest to Oregon s still prominent position at the edge of an active tectonic plate Geologist photographer and author Marli Miller has written a completely new second edition based on the most up to date understanding of Oregon s geology Spectacular photographs showcase the state s splendor while also helping readers understand geologic processes at work Roadside Geology of Oregon Second Edition is a must have for every Oregon resident student and rockhound alike

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