Roadside Geology of Southern British Columbia

May 25, 2010|
Roadside Geology of Southern British Columbia by Bill Mathews
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"You are not going to want to drive anywhere in southern BC without it! Fabulous content-rich in roadside detail along with Jim Monger's big-picture context." —Jim Ryan, newsletter of the Cordilleran Section of the Geological Association of Canada

Roadside Geology of Southern British Columbia explains the province's tumultuous geologic history in simple terms. Thirty-one descriptive road guides, complete with maps, photographs and diagrams, help you locate and interpret the rocks and landforms visible from the province's highways and ferry routes.

Discover a lava flow that chilled beneath ice. Learn how Ripple Rock claimed 24 ships before engineers finally blew it up. Drive across a slow-moving earthflow that has played havoc with roads since the gold-rush days.

This book covers the geological features in the lower third of British Columbia —from just north of 100 Mile House down to the Canada-United States border.

Bill Mathews (1919–2003) was born in Vancouver, where he completed his Master of Applied Science degree at the University of British Columbia in 1941. He obtained his PhD from the University of California at Berkeley and taught there from 1949 to 1951, when he returned to Vancouver to join the faculty of UBC. He retired in 1984.Jim Mon...
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Title:Roadside Geology of Southern British Columbia
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:416 pages, 9 X 6 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:416 pages, 9 X 6 X 1 in
Published:May 25, 2010
Publisher:Heritage House Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781926613345

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