Roadside Geology of Arizona

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Mountain Press Publishing Company, 1983 - Science - 314 pages
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An introductory chapter briefly reviews Arizona's geology followed by a series of road guides with the local particulars. The authors tell you what the rocks are and what they mean. Useful graphics and charts supplement the text and help you to understa

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A great book for traveling by car through the highways and byways of AZ. It explains various geological formations what theyre made of and how they were formed. Makes any road trip a lot more interesting for anyone interested in geology. Read full review


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About the author (1983)

Halka Chronic received a doctorate in geology from Columbia University in 1949. Her career took her all over the globe from teaching at Haile Sellassie University in Ethiopia to identifying Geologic Landmarks for the U.S. National Park Service in the southern Rockies. She spent more than thirty years in Boulder, Colorado, working as an editor and raising her daughters.

Halka lived for many years in Sedona, Arizona. Semiretired, she wrote, took school children on field trips, and gave talks about the region's geology. She wrote three other Roadside guides for Mountain Press Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico. She passed away in April 2013.

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