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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Picacho and The Cargo Muchachos 2nd Edition: Gold, Guns, and Geology of Eastern Imperial County, California
The subtitle says it all about the harsh, raw beauty of a little-known but intriguing corner of the vast California desert. Its beckoning red and purple landscapes are bounded on …
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Anyone interested in the rich and complex geology of the Coyote Mountains will find this book useful for interpreting the Paleozoic metamorphic rocks of a rifted continental margin, Mesozoic igneous …
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