Geology Explained in Virginias Fort Valley and Massanutten Mountains


Geology Explained in Virginias Fort Valley and Massanutten Mountains

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A guide to the geology of one of the most scenic regions of the Central Appalachian Mountains 65 miles west of the Washington D.C. Beltway.


Intended for students, teachers, hikers, motorists and the armchair geologist alike: A guide to a classic area of Appalachian geology in the eastern Valley and Ridge Province. The book combines descriptions of the landscapes, rocks, minerals, fossils, stratigraphy, folds and faults with basic principles of geology.


Useful for enjoying, planning trips, and as a source of information for writing and teaching about the geology of this beautiful region of the Appalachians mainly in the George Washington National Forest.


Written by geologist Bill Melson, geologist emeritus, National Museum of Natural history, Smithsonian Institution, fellow of the Geological Society of America and the American Mineralogical Society, and instructor for geology tours and courses for the Smithsonian Resident Associates and the Potomac Appalachian Trail Club and other organizations


170 pages, and 100 Figures.
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