Geology Trails of Northern California : Over 100 Walks and Hikes with a Geologic Point of View

Geology Trails of Northern California : Over 100 Walks and Hikes with a Geologic Point of View


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  • Do you thrill at caves?

  • Want to climb a volcano?

  • Are keen to investigate old mines?

  • Fascinated by geysers and mudpots?

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
outdoor experiences.

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