A fascinating introduction to one of the most active seismic regions in North America where new earth crust is created as the Baja peninsula (and Borrego) splits from the mainland. Eight field trips journey through deep time in the desert, illustrating major themes of earth science. Numerous maps, photos, and diagrams lend understanding to the exciting story.
About the Authors
Lowell Lindsay is CEO of Sunbelt Publications, a major regional source of books on the natural history and cultural heritage of the Californias. He majored in geology from UCLA, holds an MA from West Texas A&M, is past president of the San Diego Association of Geologists, and is treasurer of the National Association of Earth Science Editors. His books include The Anza-Borrego Desert Region, Geothermal Resources of the Imperial Valley, and Geology of Anza-Borrego.
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