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Geology: An Introduction to Familiar Rocks, Minerals, Gemstones & Fossils

Geology Guide

Series: Waterford Pocket Naturalist Guide

By: James R Kavanagh (Author)

colour illustrations

Waterford Press

Unbound | May 2000 [2012 reprint] | #224195 | ISBN: 1583550755
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NHBS Price: £6.99 $9/€8 approx

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Geology: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Rocks, Minerals, Gemstones & Fossils is the perfect pocket-sized, folding guide for the nature enthusiast. The guide simply explains geological processes, the differences between rocks, minerals and gemstones, the most common types of North American rocks and minerals and the best rockhounding locations. It also reviews the most common North American fossils and the tools an amateur geologist should take into the field in order to positively identify different types of rocks and minerals. Geology: A Folding Pocket Guide to Familiar Rocks, Minerals, Gemstones & Fossils was updated in 2012 with a new cover design and updated information. Laminated for durability, this handy guide is a great source of portable information and ideal for field use by novices and experts alike.

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Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.

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