By Albert Dickas
Examining intimately a minimum of one impressive website for all fifty states, Albert Dickas essentially explains the geologic forces in the back of each one one’s starting place in one hundred and one Geologic websites You’ve Gotta See. Dickas discusses not just iconic landforms reminiscent of Devil’s Tower in Wyoming but in addition locales which are frequently neglected but have interesting tales. examine the Reelfoot scarp in Tennessee: to the informal observer it's not anything greater than a mild upward push in a farm box. but this refined slope represents a rift shaped in the course of an 1812 earthquake that pressured the potent Mississippi to move upstream. Or Lousiana’s unassuming, low-lying Avery Island, which really caps an 8.5-mile-high column of salt. Amply illustrated with full-color images and illustrations and written in transparent but playful prose, 101 Geologic websites You’ve Gotta See will entertain and tell beginner and pro geology buffs no matter if from an armchair or within the field.
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