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I do like McPhee's work and I'm glad that I purchased and read this book. But it is not well illustrated and McPhee far too often shifts from good and helpful stories about his... Read morePublished 2 days ago by Highlander
I now have a John McPhee collection. I enjoy his writing style, and his depth of knowledge.Published 9 days ago by Joseph E. Ginger
Superb, and not just for geology geeks.
A better purchase would be "Annals of the Ancient World," which includes this book entirely.
The book gave a look at the way the world was make. It make it easy to find gold that I look for. Great !!Published 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
California "The Golden Geology State" seen (mostly) from a car cruising I-80 and its feeder roads, and in the company of one of the movers and shakers (sorry) of the still-recent... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Zachary Smith
This book is a lot of fun to read if you have interest in Earth Sciences, Geography, Geology. I recommend to read it with Google Earth or a similar program next to you, or even an... Read morePublished 6 months ago by woodpecker
If you like a conversation with a geologist. You'll like this book. A very plausible explanation of how California and the rest of the West Coast joined the American Craton. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Jon deNeui, JdN
If I were a geologist I'd probably give it 5. I don't know enough to be so presumptiousPublished 8 months ago by Seamus O. Daimhin