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Basin and Range
Basin and Range
Author: John McPhee
Basin and Range is a book of journeys through ancient terrains, always in juxtaposition with travels in the modern world--a history of vanished landscapes, enhanced by the histories of people who bring them to light. The title refers to the physiographic province of the United States that reaches from eastern Utah to eastern California, a silent...  more »
ISBN: 55429
Pages: 293
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Publisher: Farrar, Straus, Giroux
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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This book is the first book in a series on geology and geologists, presenting a cross section of North America along the fourtieth parallel. A trip west is an intro to plate Tectonics probably the most readable summary extant. Geologists will fingd it sound ,others will find it illuminating.
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