Roadside Geology of Arizona (Chronic)


Roadside Geology of Arizona (Chronic)

Geological explanations of terrain in distinct AZ regions.

Roadside Geology of Hawai`i details the evolution of this volcanic island chain, from the origin of a hot spot and the tumultuous creation of each island to ongoing eruptions and the gradual death and erosion of old volcanoes. Residents and tourists alike will soon become experts on lava tubes and lava flows, ancient beaches and coral reefs, ephemeral black sand beaches and the occasional tsunami. Includes a chapter each on six easily accessible and populated islands: Hawai`i , Maui, Lana`i, Moloka`i, O`ahu, and Kaua`i. Each chapter begins with a general discussion of the rocks of that island, then proceeds with a seres of road guides that provide the local details.

Paperback: 322 pages
Publisher: Mountain Press Publishing Company; 1st edition (April 1, 1983)
Language: English
Product Dimensions: 9 x 5.9 x 0.8 inches

Price: $20.00