Franklin

The broken land : adventures in Great Basin geology / Frank L. DeCourten.

Author/Creator:
DeCourten, Frank.
Publication:
Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, c2003.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 274 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 28 cm.
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Subjects:
Geology -- Great Basin.
Contents:
The fallen land
The breaking of a continent
Water bugs in stone houses
The sun always shines on the Ordovician
Mississippian mayhem
The Sonoma event and other Mesozoic convulsions
The fires below
The army of caterpillars and the conflagration
Fire and ice : the modern Great Basin emerges
Closing circle, unfinished story.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-263) and index.
ISBN:
0874807506 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0874807514 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
51615306