Roadside Geology of Maine
Exploring Maine just got easier. Whether you plan to view the geology from the highway, the beach, or the top of Mt. Katahdin, Roadside Geology of Maine distills each scene's geologic history into easily understood stories of rocks and landscape. In this odd and spectacular north country, where even standard geology is unusual, contorted layered rock shows the strain of surviving the collision of continents. Glaciers sculpted the battered bedrock and left behind some of Maine's most useful and aggravating geologic features. Readers will learn why ice-age delta mud-highly sought after for making bricks-challenges bridge engineers, and why Maine's plowed fields seem to produce more rocks than crops.
zzzAuthor D. W. Caldwell divides Maine into four geographically distinct regions-the coast, the central slate belt, the mountains, and the north-and describes the geology of each region's major roads. Detailed maps guide readers through the Maine woods, locating glacially polished pink granite quarried for national monuments, 100-mile-long eskers meandering through boggy lowlands, frozen patterned ground in the alpine highlands, and pillow basalts along the coast. Geologic roadlogs include tours of Acadia National Park and some trails in Baxter State Park.
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Roadside Geology of New York
Road by road, the author carefully points out in layman's terms the complex bedrock geology and glacial sculpture that combine to create the many landscapes of New York. Anyone interested in geology, general natural history, geography, or history of New York will find this book an indispensible and enjoyable reference at the most fundamental level.
AAPG Mid-Atlantic Geological Highway Map (Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia)
Learn more about the geological history of the rocks around you! This colorful, educational map presents state/regional surface rock outcrop information: age, depositional environment, rock type, and names of formations. Includes major highways, towns, and landmarks. Printed on a single sheet and folded to glove compartment size, has a stratigraphic column by state, mileage charts. Scale: 1 inch=30 miles. Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Revised 1989.
AAPG Northeastern Geological Highway Map (Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania)
Learn more about the geological history of the rocks around you! This colorful, educational map presents state/regional surface rock outcrop information?age, depositional environment, rock type, and names of formations. Includes major highways, towns, and landmarks. Printed on a single sheet and folded to glove compartment size, has a stratigraphic column by state, mileage charts. Scale: 1 inch=30 miles. Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania. Revised 1995.
Pocket Pivot Magnet (Neodymium or Alinco)
Use the handy Pocket Pivot Magnet
as an aid in discovering and identifying magnetic and iron minerals and meteorites.
Hold the Pocket Pivot Magnet
vertically by the pivot clip and move the Pocket Pivot Magnet
towards a suspected magnetic material. The Pocket Pivot Magnet
will be pulled towards a meteorite or iron mineral or pulled toward or pushed away from a magnetic material such as magnetite.
- A powerful 1 inch long Alinco 5 magnet or a stronger Neodymium magnet
- Stainless Steel Spring Wire Pivot Clip.
- Adjustable pocket clip.
- Weighs about a half an ounce.
Estwing 2-3/8 in Rock Chisel ERC-7
Estwing 2-3/8 in Rock Chisel ERC-7
Limited to stock on hand. Estwing has eliminated the ERC line of rockhounding chisels. A new line will be available in a few months.
2 3/8" wide blade chisel.
Estwing 3/4 in x 9 in Cushion Grip Rock Chisel ERC-9C
Estwing 3/4 in x 12 in Cushion Grip Rock Chisel ERC-9C
Estwing's Cushion Grip drilling chisel. Foam cushion grip to reduce impact. Heavy duty wide Hard Cap minimizes chips from flying off the chisel head and provides a wider head to help protect the hands from missed blows. Even has a centering target! This Estwing rock chisel has a bull or pointed edge. The tip is square, 4 sided, with each side tapering to a point. The bull point chisel for drilling into rock. Use it to gain accuracy when trying to remove specimens from the country rock. Maximum design hammer head weight: 3 lbs.
LIMIT: One Estwing 3/4 in x 9 in Cushion Grip Rock Chisel ERC-9C Chisel Per Customer.
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