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National Geographic Pocket Guide to Rocks and Minerals of North America

National Geographic and Sarah Garlick


ISBN: 9781426212826
ANNOTATION:
Filled with photographs, art and maps, this beginner's guide to rocks, minerals, fossil and geology is perfectly sized for taking outside with you.
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ISBN: 9781426212826
ANNOTATION:
Filled with photographs, art and maps, this beginner's guide to rocks, minerals, fossil and geology is perfectly sized for taking outside with you.

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Filled with photographs, art and maps, this beginner's guide to rocks, minerals, fossil and geology is perfectly sized for taking outside with you.

Publisher Description

This basic beginner's field guide to North American geology helps anyone identify common rocks, minerals, gems, fossils, and land formations. In a logical, user-friendly, highly visual format, this new title--one of an expanding collection of National Geographic pocket guides--offers key facts about dozens of rocks and minerals, how to hunt and identify them, where and how to go looking. The book also pictures and explains the fossils most likely to be found and the fundamental land and rock formations in the North American landscape. With 160 entries, formatted with clear language, key identification points, carefully chosen photographs, and expertly drafted illustrations, this guide is the perfect starting point for anyone, young or old, interested in the study of rocks and geology.

Author Biography

National Geographic is a renowned authority in cartographic excellence. For 119 years the Society's maps have helped spread geographic knowledge around the globe. A vast database allows National Geographic to combine the latest data gained by space-age technology with innovative digital mapping techniques to create state-of-the-art political, physical, and thematic maps. The Society's meticulous research and attention to detail have established a standard of achievement that is unparalleled.

Product Details

Author
National Geographic, Sarah Garlick
Short Title
NATL GEOGRAPHIC PCKT GT ROCKS
Publisher
National Geographic Society
Language
English
ISBN-10
1426212828
ISBN-13
9781426212826
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Illustrations
Yes
Year
2014
Country of Publication
United States
Pages
184
Publication Date
2014-04-15