Join Arthur Sylvester, an award-winning UC Santa Barbara geologist, and Elizabeth O’Black Gans, a geologist-illustrator, as they motor through mountains and deserts to explore the iconic features of the SoCal landscape, from boulder piles in Joshua Tree National Park and brilliant white dunes in the Channel Islands to tar seeps along the rugged coast and youthful cinder cones in the Mojave Desert. Whether you want to find precious gemstones, ponder the mysteries of the Salton Sea, or straddle the boundary between the North American and Pacific Plates, be sure to bring this book along as your tour guide.
About the Authors
Aurthur Gibbs Sylvester
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Elizabeth O'Black Gans
Elizabeth O'Black Gans, LIbby to most, holds a BS in geology from U.C. Santa Barbara, where she was introduced to plenty of great southern California geology, as well as to the art of map making. Shortly after graduation, Libby started Gans Illustrations and began working on maps and scientific illustrations for publication, eventually becoming the first digital arts of the Dibblee Geological Foundation. (from the back page of her book "Roadside Geology of Southern California" Mountain Press Publishing.)
The field trip outlined in this guide is from SDSU to Ocotillo via Interstate 8, Hwy S-2 to Warner Springs, Hwy 76 to Pala, Interstate 15 from Temecula to Welk …$ 5.00 Add to cart
Palms To Pines: Geological and Historical Excursions Through the Palm Springs Region, Riverside County, California
Published by San Diego Association of Geologists, Inc. and Distributed by Sunbelt Publications — Road logs for two self-guided field trips cover over 200 miles and 26 stops. Illustrated with …$ 34.95 Add to cart