Roadside Geology of Oregon


Author: Marli Bryant Miller

Publisher: Roadside Geology

ISBN: 9780878426317

Category: Science

Page: 386

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"A completely new second edition based on the most up-to-date understanding of Oregon's geology"--Page 4 of cover.

Land Mammals of Oregon


Author: B. J. Verts,Leslie N. Carraway

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520211995

Category: Nature

Page: 668

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The first comprehensive, up-to-date treatment of mammals of Oregon since Vernon Bailey's THE MAMMALS AND LIFE ZONES OF OREGON was published in 1936. This new book provides a basic reference to mammalian life in the northwestern U.S., with descriptions of 136 extant or recently extirpated species. 122 color and 36 b&w photos, 140 maps, 150 drawings.

United States West Coast

An Environmental History


Author: Adam M. Sowards

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1851099093

Category: Science

Page: 393

View: 3304

The most up-to-date and insightful overview available on the environmental history of the West Coast of the United States, a region of extraordinary physical beauty distinguished by its inhabitants' efforts to both sustain and exploit their natural resources. * Over 20 primary sources, revealing cultural understandings of nature and ecological consequences of human action, as well as highlighting controversies concerning environmental change along the U.S. Pacific Coast * An up-to-date bibliography of research and publications on the environmental history of the region

Roadside Geology of Washington


Author: David D. Alt,Donald W. Hyndman

Publisher: Mountain Press


Category: Science

Page: 282

View: 5677

An introductory chapter briefly reviews Washington's geology followed by a series of road guides with the local particulars. The authors tell you what the rocks are and what they mean. Useful graphics and charts supplement the text and help you to under

Hiking Oregon's Geology


Author: John Eliot Allen,Ellen Morris Bishop

Publisher: The Mountaineers Books

ISBN: 1594851611

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 272

View: 2014

* 90 hikes, many off the beaten path * Appendices list hikes by rock age, collectible minerals or fossils present, and more; plus a new illustrated section on rock identification Visit tropical islands sequestered in the Wallowa Mountains, ancient volcanoes in the depths of Hells Canyon, and Cascade valleys carved by glaciers towering far above your head. All it takes is a little imagination (yours) and geologic savvy (provided by a professional). Aided by photos and illustrations, unlock the mysteries of the landscape through which you walk. Professional guidebook writer, Ellen Morris Bishop, Ph.D., also also a geologist and written numerous books on geology and teaches geology at Lewis and Clark College in Portland.

Geology of Oregon


Author: Elizabeth L. Orr,William N. Orr

Publisher: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780840380586

Category: History

Page: 254

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Geologie für Dummies


Author: Alecia M. Spooner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527687483

Category: Education

Page: 376

View: 7559

Fragen Sie sich auch manchmal, warum die Erde so aussieht wie sie aussieht? Eiszeiten, Vulkanismus, Erosion, Meteoriteneinschläge - unser Planet hat in seiner Geschichte schon einiges mitgemacht. Und so vielgestaltig die Erde aussieht, so umfangreich und komplex ist auch das Thema Geologie. Aber keine Sorge, Alecia Spooner erklärt Ihnen leicht verständlich alles Wichtige, was es zum Thema Geologie zu wissen gibt: von den chemischen Grundlagen und der Bedeutung von Wind und Wasser für die Geowissenschaften bis zur Bildung und Bestimmung von Gesteinen. Sie erfahren alles Wissenswerte zu Konvektion, Plattentektonik, Mineralien, Fossilien, Erdbeben, Oberflächenprozessen, den geologischen Zeitaltern und vieles, vieles mehr. Nehmen Sie das Buch zur Hand und bringen Sie die Steine ins Rollen!



Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Geology

Page: N.A

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Oregon Off the Beaten Path®

Discover Your Fun


Author: Myrna Oakley

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0762785756

Category: Travel

Page: 288

View: 7324

Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you’re a visitor or a local looking for something different, let Oregon Off the Beaten Path show you the Beaver State you never knew existed. Speed across snow-covered trails on a dogsled at the Trail of Dreams Training Camp. Trek back in time to the gun-slinging Wild West by walking the Pendleton Underground. Go wine tasting and explore some of the region’s finest vineyards and wineries hidden away in the Umpqua Valley. So if you’ve “been there, done that” one too many times, get off the main road and venture Off the Beaten Path.

Volcanoes of the World


Author: Lee Siebert,Tom Simkin,Paul Kimberly

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520268776

Category: Science

Page: 551

View: 5982

Presents information on the Earth's volcanic activity throughout history, covering such topics as coordinates, heights, types, and behavioral characteristics.

Roadside geology of Mount Rainier National Park and vicinity


Author: Patrick T. Pringle,Newell P. Campbell,Katherine M. Reed,Anne C. Heinitz,Washington (State). Division of Geology and Earth Resources

Publisher: N.A


Category: Automobile travel

Page: 190

View: 9260