Books  Physical Sciences  Earth & Planetary Sciences  Regional & Local Geology 

Roadside Geology of Wisconsin

Geology Guide

Series: Roadside Geology

By: John W Attig and Robert H Dott

Mountain Press Publishing Company

Paperback | Dec 2004 | #169299 | ISBN: 087842492X
Availability: Usually dispatched within 7 days Details
NHBS Price: £18.99 $23/€21 approx

About this book

Robert H. Dott, Jr. and John W. Attig wrote Roadside Geology of Wisconsin to help residents and visitors alike "envision mastodons roaming in front of glaciers 12,000 years ago, feel storm waves pounding sea cliffs 500 million years ago, and hear volcanoes exploding 1,900 million years ago." With lively prose, detailed maps, black-and-white photographs, and shaded-relief images, the authors succeed in their goal, unraveling the 2,800 million years of geologic history recorded in Wisconsin's rocks. Introductory sections describe the geology of each region, and thirty-five road guides locate and interpret the rocks, sediments, and landforms visible from the state's highways, including the Great River Road in the Mississippi Valley. Roadside Geology of Wisconsin delves further into the geologic history of specific sites such as Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, the Wisconsin Dells, the geologically renowned Baraboo Hills, and more than twenty-five state parks. Features of and access points to the Ice Age National Scenic Trail are noted.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

The Making of Europe

NHBS Price: £24.99 $31/€28 approx

The Western Highlands of Scotland

NHBS Price: £24.99 $31/€28 approx

Ardnamurchan: A Guide to Geological Excursions

NHBS Price: £6.50 $8/€7 approx

The Caves of Gower

NHBS Price: £5.99 $7/€7 approx

Namibia: Fascination of Geology

NHBS Price: £24.99 $31/€28 approx