Vancouver Island's peaceful, bucolic nature betrays little of its violent natural history, but in "Geology of Southern Vancouver Island" fascinating events in the turbulent geological history and architecture of the Island are revealed. Updated and expanded, this revised edition includes: New sites of interest, including the Alberni Valley, Pacific Rim National Park and the Nanoose Peninsula; All new photographs of the areas discussed in the book; Additional information on the science of geology. This book reveals the Island in a whole new way as it points out fault lines, glacier erratics, fossils and other interesting natural formations. In a clear and straight-forward manner, author C.J. Yorath guides geologists and amateur naturalists alike to some of the most interesting geological sites on the southern island.