California's changing landscapes: a guide to the geology of the state

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McGraw-Hill, Jun 1, 1978 - Gardening - 379 pages
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Contents

preface to the second edition
xvii
californias mountains and valleys a 4 geologic time and its measurement 60
14
californias rocks and minerals a Sedimentary structures 80
27
Metamorphic rocks
39
Erosion
45
evolution of the crust of the earth
93
rocks and life of the paleozoic seas 07
108
Life of the seas
115
Landslides and earthflows
197
Landforms shaped by running water 50
199
yosemite valley
227
klamath mountains highways
263
rocks and structures
321
epilogue
339
glossary
353
Index 33
367

building California structural
121
dynamic california today
174
Uplift and tilting of the Sierra Nevada
180
Landforms shaped by glaciers
370
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