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Mountains and Minerals, Rivers and Rocks: A Geologist's Notes from the Field

By: MD Picard

224 pages, Illus

Chapman & Hall

Paperback | Dec 1993 | Edition: 2 | #23775 | ISBN: 0412039419
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Hardback | Dec 1993 | Edition: 2 | #23776 | ISBN: 0412037114
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About this book

In this collection of essays the author takes the reader on journeys across deserts, mountains, canyons, and rivers from the American Southwest to Italy and France.


Contents

The oil patch: on the mountain. Looking for world. Wind River and riverton. The lady with red shoes. Walking the four corners. Academe. Appointments and reappointments. Adding a speciality. Bestowing glory in Lafayette. Praying and fasting over Great Salt Lake. In the field. Mysterious Maverick Range. Tracemakers. A mine dies. The swimmer. Time in the field. On the raod. Down the Durance in France. On the beach at Elba. Through the Dolomites and Apennines. The sea at Portovencre. Finishing strong.

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