272 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations, colour maps
A traveller's guide to 48 sites of geologic interest in Nova Scotia. Maps, GPS waypoints, and travel directions make it easy for anyone to visit breathtaking, informative locations both on and off the beaten path. Together, these sites reveal the geological history of Nova Scotia. Colour photographs and accompanying descriptions capture the appeal and significance of the rocks at each site.
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Sandra Barr is a faculty member in the Department of Earth and Environmental Science at Acadia University in Wolfville. Widely recognized as an expert in the geology of Nova Scotia, she is also co-editor of the scientific journal Atlantic Geology, and is book editor for the Geological Association of Canada.
Martha Hickman Hild has a PhD in Earth Sciences and is a member of the American Geophysical Union. Early in her career she co-directed a research laboratory and lectured in geology. She also more than 25 years experience in publishing, including work as a textbook editor and as a prize-winning news researcher. She is author of Geology of Newfoundland: Field Guide.