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

By: MD Picard
224 pages, Illus
Publisher: Chapman & Hall
Mountains and Minerals, Rivers and Rocks
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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.

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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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By: MD Picard
224 pages, Illus
Publisher: Chapman & Hall
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