The Restless Northwest: A Geological Story

The Restless Northwest A Geological Story The Restless Northwest provides a brief easy to follow overview of the geologic processes that shaped the Northwest One of the attractions of the Northwest is its varied terrain from the volcanic Ca

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  • Title: The Restless Northwest: A Geological Story
  • Author: Hill Williams
  • ISBN: 9780874222500
  • Page: 107
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Restless Northwest provides a brief, easy to follow overview of the geologic processes that shaped the Northwest One of the attractions of the Northwest is its varied terrain, from the volcanic Cascade Range to the flood scoured scablands of eastern Washington and the eroded peaks of the northern Rockies These vast differences are the result of a collision of the oldThe Restless Northwest provides a brief, easy to follow overview of the geologic processes that shaped the Northwest One of the attractions of the Northwest is its varied terrain, from the volcanic Cascade Range to the flood scoured scablands of eastern Washington and the eroded peaks of the northern Rockies These vast differences are the result of a collision of the old and the new The western edge of Idaho was once the edge of ancient North America as eons passed, a jumble of islands, minicontinents, and sediment piled up against the old continental edge, gradually extending it west to the present coastline Figuring out how and when these various land forms came together to create the Northwest took much geological detective work Unlike many geology books that focus on rocks, The Restless Northwest emphasizes the human drama of geology The narrative is sprinkled with firsthand accounts of people involved in the exciting geological discoveries made in recent years Hill Williams uses an informal conversational style to explain complex processes to a general readership He enlivens the story of long ago geologic events with fascinating asides on everything from enormous undersea tube worms to the Willamette meteorite, the largest ever found in the United States Interested readers will discover much about Pacific Northwest geology without getting bogged down in an overabundance of details and scientific terms.

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    1. If you enjoy reading about plate tectonics leading to earthquakes and volcanoes, then you will enjoy this book. It gives you fascinating facts about the plates moving towards the coast of Pacific Ocean, focusing on NW. This subject has been favorite of mine for additional information.

    2. What a great book! I had given up on finding an understandable book about Northwest geology and was contemplating taking a class instead when this gem turned up. Love it. Hikes will be even more interesting now.

    3. Great introduction to geology as a whole and the Pacific Northwest geology in particular. Well written, as easy to follow as such a complicated story permits. Opens the door to learning to read the story of the turbulent past that's written in the rocks we pass every day.

    4. Best book on NW geology I've read so far. It is comprehensive, detailed, and very easy to follow. It's definitely a book I want to keep to reread and refer too.

    5. For nerds only, but a very readable primer on how plate tectonics and glaciation shaped the Northwest and the forces behind the earthquakes and volcanos of the modern region.

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