Стоимость международной доставки уплачена компании Pitney Bowes Inc. The text is well written, the photos are excellent, the maps and cross sections are excellent. Mostly the glossary is not needed as she uses prepositional phrases quite expertly to define words in context. She avoids most of the controversial theories of how Oregon formed, and sticks to widely accepted theories with plenty of evidence to support them. The explanations are well written and have obviously been reviewed by many people to make sure not only the spelling, but the grammar and sense of the writing are correct and flow together. Contents: Geologic map of Oregon -- Oregon's geologic history : Plate tectonics and the Pacific Northwest ; Earthquakes and faults ; Volcanic activity ; Paleozoic Era ; Mesozoic Era ; Cenozoic Era : Siletz River Volcanics and Tyee Formation ; Clarno and John Day Formations and the Western Cascades ; Columbia River Basalt Group and uplift of the Coast Range ; Basin and Range ; High Cascades ; Glaciation and the Missoula Floods ; Oregon's modern climate and waterways -- Coast Range -- Cascade Range -- Klamath Mountains -- Lava plateaus -- Blue Mountains -- Basin and Range.
Burns to Ontario with both narrative and map. Roadside Geology of Oregon, Second Edition, is a must-have for every Oregon resident, student, visitor, and rockhound alike. Over the intervening decades, much of our understanding of how Oregon formed has been informed by further research and new methods of testing hypothesis. I wonder what her notebooks look like. Cowan, is hundreds of pages of pretty much everything you wanted to know about what the heck that rock is by the side of the road. Geologists hadn't yet learned that Oregon's Klamath and Blue Mountains were pieces When the first edition of Roadside Geology of Oregon was published in 1978, it was revolutionary the first book in a series designed to educate, inspire, and wow nongeologists. Совершенно новый: Новая, непрочитанная, неиспользованная книга в отличном состоянии без отсутствующих или поврежденных страниц.
Steaming volcanoes, ghost forests, recent landslides, and towns heated with geothermal energy attest to Oregon s still-prominent position at the edge of an active tectonic plate. It's somewhat difficult to understand from a paragraph of words what a Maar volcano looks like, it is immediately clear in the aerial photo. As well as color photos, the book makes good use of color charts and diagrams to illustrate trough time what's happened in certain geologies. The newly published second edition has set me to planning my next season's excursions to revisit familiar places and see them, I hope, with new eyes. In some ways it was just always amazing to be able to drive these roads and always be encountering new things. The first edition was obviously written by geologists. I think even readers from other states and countries may find this book well worth reading because Oregon has such complexity and Miller has described it so well.
Discover Oregon on a whole new level. It's only been refined in degrees of understanding since then, rather than refuted. Still, I'd recommend the Roadside Geology series to anyone making similar trips. Little tidbits are included, too: the folding of the Oregon coast with low center near Newport, if I recall correctly and the making of the weird Oxbow on the Snake River and many more. I just signed a contract to write the book Oregon Rocks, which is going to be about geologic locations throughout the state of Oregon. Good read to understand the formation of the rocks that define Oregon geology, and where you can see examples from the highway.
She succeeds in making it much easier to actually locate a site while being a passenger and reading aloud the relevant passage to the driver. But that is not the best part of this book. She often gives the mileage marker, a great benefit from the Oregon Dept. She starts with the northwest corner of Oregon and ends in the southwest region. It is superior in many ways to the 1978 1st edition with no disrespect intended to Alt's and Hydmann's first venture into the roadside geology business.
I just finished reading Miller's 2nd edition yesterday and am very pleased with it. Steaming volcanoes, ghost forests, recent landslides, and towns heated with geothermal energy attest to Oregon's still-prominent position at the edge of an active tectonic plate. Geologists hadn't yet learned that Oregon's Klamath and Blue Mountains were pieces of far-traveled island arcs and ocean basins that had been piled against the growing North American continent. The intro covers the creation of the land we now call Oregon--covered briefly but adequately check out Ellen Morris Bishop's In Search of Ancient Oregon for a newer, more detailed story with tons of beautiful photos. From chemical analysis, to spectroscopy to radio isotope dating, we have a far better understanding of the land we live on than we have ever had. She has paid close attention to details, thousands of them.
The glossy paper, use of color, and modern printing techniques permit her and the publisher to put much detail into the maps. She's got academic style, which I do not find as engaging. The photography is stunning and provides a current view of the state. . And the color photos alone make the Miller version worth buying. Spectacular photographs showcase the state's splender while alos helping readers understand geologic processes at work.
If a particular feature is still a bit of a mystery, she states so moves on. Back then, the implications of plate tectonic theory were only beginning to shape geologic research and discussion. That is not to say there isn't plenty of geological jargon, but if you get stuck there is an excellent glossary in the back of the book that will clarify things for you quickly. The 2nd Edition is reorganized to present the supporting material in a logical and clear manner, 2. What does Miller do that makes her book so good? I also found the imagery used in the book to be much, much more helpful than the first edition's black and white photos that ofttimes left features impossible to discern. Ships next day in padded envelope with barcoded address, delivery confirmation, and tracking number.
Roadside Geology of Oregon, Second Edition, is a must-have for every Oregon resident, student, and rockhound alike. Эта сумма может измениться до момента осуществления платежа. The photos, in particular, are poor enough to be of limited value. Choose from more than 10,000 titles. Miller's newly updated Roadside Geology of Oregon provides everything you need to know about pulling over on road trips to gawk at feldspar and fossils. Back then, the implications of plate tectonic theory were only beginning to shape geologic research and discussion. Back then, the implications of plate tectonic theory were only beginning to shape geologic research and discussion.