. With many illustrations, john hubert leads you on easily accessible field trips to Late Triassic-Early Jurassic rocks in the Connecticut Valley of western Massachusetts.
Roadside Geology of Massachusetts Roadside Geology SeriesMountain Pr #ad - Sparkling beaches, while giant folds of gneiss and schist crisscross the interior, and granite headlands ornament the Massachusetts coast, tidal estuaries, squeezed up between colliding continents like toothpaste from a tube. James skehan explains the geologic history behind the rocks and landforms visible from the state's highways, including such well-known historic features as Bloody Bluff, Plymouth Rock, Beacon Hill, and Walden Pond.
Interspersed through the guidebook are tales of pioneering geologists such as Harvard's Louis Agassiz, the first to propose that continental glaciers--not the remnants of Noah's Flood as early settlers had imagined--polished the state's bedrock and deposited its enormous boulders and sand plains. Used book in Good Condition.
Roadside Geology of Massachusetts Roadside Geology Series #ad - . Numerous maps and photographs reveal ancient volcanoes, marble potholes, colorful minerals, dinosaur footprints, and America's first commercial railroad--built with blocks of Quincy granite. Geologic roadguides include tours of boston harbor Islands National Recreation Area, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Cape Cod National Seashore, and Mount Greylock State Reservation.
Dinosaurs, Dunes, and Drifting Continents: The Geology of the Connecticut River ValleyEarth View #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Book by little, richard D Used book in Good Condition.
Rockhounding New England: A Guide To 100 Of The Region's Best Rockhounding Sites Rockhounding SeriesFalcon Guides #ad - This book provides detailed directions and GPS coordinates to the best sites with valuable tips on what tools to bring and how to conduct your search. Comprehensive lists of minerals or fossils for each site and excellent color photos will help you know what to look for and to identify what you've found.
New england is one of the best regions in the country for rockhounds to hunt for minerals, gems, and fossils. Used book in Good Condition. Written by a collector with over 35 years of experience, gems, Rockhounding New England is the first comprehensive rock and mineral collecting guide to New England and a must-have for anyone interested in collecting their own minerals, and fossils in the region.
Rockhounding New England: A Guide To 100 Of The Region's Best Rockhounding Sites Rockhounding Series #ad - Rockhounding New England. Used book in Good Condition. The complex geology of the region hosts a stunning variety of material from gold-bearing placers to fossiliferous limestone; from gem-bearing pegmatites to rocks containing some of the rarest minerals on Earth. Information on clubs, rock shops, museums, and special attractions are provided.
The Natural History of Eastern Massachusetts - Second EditionHampshire House Publishing #ad - Chock full of gorgeous photographs. The text by stan freeman is clear but does not oversimplify the science, and the illustrations by Mike Nasuti are outstanding. The quincy patriot Ledger "A fascinating, richly illustrated guide. A delight for naturalists of all ages. New england wild flower Society, online book guide Used book in Good Condition.
The Natural History of Eastern Massachusetts - Second Edition #ad - It's also lots of fun. North andover citizen "if you buy a copy for your kids, you'll have a hard time putting it down yourself. There is also a calendar showing when events in nature happen through the months. It contains more than 400 full-color photographs, maps and illustrations. Reviews for the first edition "A wonderful introduction to the history and features of Massachusetts east of Quabbin Reservoir.
. Find out how it was formed by the ice age and volcanic activity. First published in 1998, "the natural history of Eastern Massachusetts" is a comprehensive guide to the nature of the state east of Quabbin Reservoir. Used book in Good Condition. Learn about the region's geology, its rivers and mountains.