Roadside Geology of the Yellowstone Country

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Author: William J. Fritz

Publisher: Mountain Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 144

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An introductory chapter briefly reviews Yellowstone'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 unde

Roadside Geology of Yellowstone Country

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Author: William J. Fritz,Robert Curtiss Thomas

Publisher: Roadside Geology

ISBN: 9780878425815

Category: Science

Page: 311

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A collection of 19 road guides that explore the region's broad and deep geologic story.

Geothermal Energy

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Author: United States. Dept. of Energy. Division of Geothermal Energy

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Geothermal engineering

Page: N.A

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The Geology Companion

Essentials for Understanding the Earth

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Author: Gary Prost,Benjamin Prost

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351648969

Category: Science

Page: 468

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This practical guidebook provides a basic grounding in the principles of geology and explains how to apply them. Using this book, readers will be able to figure out whether they are standing on an ancient seafloor, coal swamp, or sand dune. They will be able to determine the geologic hazards in their neighborhood, where to look for fossils and minerals, or where best to drill a water well. In plain English, The Geology Companion sheds light on the processes that shape the earth and how geology affects people in their daily lives.

Travel Resources

An Annotated Guide

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Author: Stephen Walker

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 0810869470

Category: Travel

Page: 376

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Written for the traveler who needs information beyond what is provided in a general guidebook, Travel Resources: An Annotated Guide introduces the reader to comprehensive and specialized travel literature and resources. In this book, author Stephen Walker offers practical and accessible direction for anyone seeking detailed and valuable information on travel, while also instructing readers in ways to find information that may not be included in this guide.

Hiking North America's Great Western Volcanoes

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Author: Tom Prisciantelli

Publisher: Sunstone Press

ISBN: 0865344329

Category: Nature

Page: 224

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Here is an excellent opportunity to learn about the volcanic events and landforms of the American West while hiking ten trails through its most scenic mountains. Hikes in New Mexico, Arizona, Wyoming, California, Oregon and Washington reveal the fury of past events and demonstrate the power of volcanic activity today. In this book and on the trails, geology and archaeology intersect to tell a tale of landforms rising from the earth and the ancient people's struggle to persist and adapt. Geologists have died studying volcanic eruptions. Native Americans wrote gods into their history while watching fire burst from the ground. Hiking these mountains turns exercise into awe and respect for the energy still building under these massive ranges. The author explores the most interesting landforms, with some trails to summit craters and others through the innards of decapitated volcanoes still standing as high mountains. For more than thirty years Tom Prisciantelli has driven the roads and hiked the trails of the American West. In his first book, "Spirit of the American Southwest," he explored along hiking trails the geology of the Southwest and the arrival of the Native American's ancestors. From that exercise he was fascinated by a particular chapter in the geology lesson he learned on the road: that dealing with volcanoes. His research for this book took him along that path. The author and his wife live in a solar-powered adobe home in northern New Mexico, in full view and respect for one of the volcanoes about which this book was written.

Roadside Geology of Wyoming

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Author: David R. Lageson,Darwin Spearing

Publisher: Mountain Press Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 274

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An introductory chapter briefly reviews Wyoming'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 understa

Palast der Erinnerungen

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Author: Debra Dean

Publisher: Knaur eBook

ISBN: 342643508X

Category: Drama

Page: 304

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Gemälde als Flucht aus der kalten Realität - »Palast der Erinnerungen« von Debra Dean Die junge Marina ist Museumsführerin in der berühmten Leningrader Eremitage. Früher umgaben sie faszinierende Gemälde und die tiefe Zuneigung des Mannes, den sie liebt. Nun aber, im Winter 1941, ist sie allein und die Museumssäle sind leer. In der Stadt herrschen Hunger, Not und Verzweiflung. Doch Marina hat ihren eigenen Weg gefunden, das Elend zu ertragen: Sie geht von Saal zu Saal und erinnert sich der Meisterwerke, die vor dem Krieg dort hingen. Sie sieht anmutige Gesten, betörende Farben, die Strahlkraft des Lichts. So entsteht in Marina das ganze Museum zu neuem Leben. Vor allem die Erinnerung an die Madonnenbilder und ihre Schönheit lassen sie alles überleben. Jahrzehnte später sind es wieder die Madonnenbilder, die ihr Trost spenden. Marina, deren Gedächtnis sie immer häufiger im Stich lässt, flüchtet sich erneut zu den Bildern und erlebt noch einmal Geborgenheit und Glück. »Was für ein tröstlicher Gedanke, den Debra Dean ihrem Romandebüt »Palast der Erinnerungen« zugrunde gelegt hat: Es ist die Schönheit der Kunst, die jede Finsternis erhellt. Nach der Lektüre dieses Buches glaubt man fest daran.« - Brigitte Begeisterte Leserstimmen: »Ein Buch über Liebe, Schönheit und über die Kraft der Imagination. Volle Punktzahl(...).« »Hier ist alles vereint, was einem Roman Spannung, Dynamik und die nötige Dramatik verleiht.« »Liebevoll, romantisch, anrührend und realistisch...«

Committee on the Measurement of Geologic Time by Atomic Disintegration

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Author: National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Measurement of Geologic Time,Alfred Church Lane,John Putnam Marble

Publisher: National Academies

ISBN: N.A

Category: Geological time

Page: N.A

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