Roadside Geology of Southern British ColumbiaBook - 2010
"You are not going to want to drive anywhere in southern BCwithout it! Fabulous content-rich in roadside detail along with Jim Monger's big-picture context." --Jim Ryan, newsletter of the Cordilleran Section of the Geological Association of Canada Roadside Geology of Southern British Columbia explains the province's tumultuous geologic history in simple terms. Thirty-one descriptive road guides, complete with maps, photographs and diagrams, help you locate and interpret the rocks and landforms visible from the province's highways and ferry routes. Discover a lava flow that chilled beneath ice. Learn how Ripple Rock claimed24 ships before engineers finally blew it up. Drive across a slow-moving earthflow that has played havoc with roads since the gold-rush days. This book covers the geological features in the lower third of British Columbia--from just north of 100 Mile House down to the Canada-United States border.
Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : Heritage House, c2010
Branch Call Number: 557.11 MAT 2010
Characteristics: xi, 403 p. : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 23 cm