An excellent general introduction to mountains, Mountains contains fascinating facts to engage the mind and fabulous photos to delight the eye. One of the book's most compelling features is its general approach, focusing on various mountains and ranges around the world. Among the many areas covered in Mountains are mountain formation, mountain ecosystems, sacred mountains around the world, and the history of tourism activities in mountain areas.
Mountains also contains a map of all the mountains discussed and recommendations for further reading.
California is one of the most geologically varied and beautiful settings on
the Earth's surface. This unique "geohiking" guide leads you to fantastic trails
showcasing its features of geological interest and explains how the forces
of nature shaped our landscape.
Trails range from family walks on nature trails or guided cave tours to more
challenging mountain treks. Full directions and difficulty ratings are included
plus options for activities ranging from viewing wildflowers or sea life to
visiting historical sites.
Whether geologist is you passion, or you're "geologically challenged," this
book "rocks!" The authors' engaging and vivid descriptions of the flora, fauna
and natural and human history of the sites offer many opportunities for memorable
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