"Robert Sharp and Allen Glazner are to geology what Carl Sagan was to astronomy." --Eclectic Book Reviews
Robert P. Sharp first visited Death Valley and Owens Valley as a child around 1920, and he continues to lead geology field trips to the are. Sharp is a professor emeritus at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena and received the Penrose Medal of the Geological Society of America. He and Allen Glazner cowrote Geology Underfoot in Southern California. Allen F. Glazner holds a Ph.D. in geology from the University of California at Los Angeles and is currently a professor of geology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A native Californian, he has done geological research in the Sierra Nevada and the Mojave Desert since his undergraduate days at Pomona College.
An interesting book about a pretty dreary place. Lots of good info about the various parts of the valleys and not so technical that a person with a brief knowledge of geology... Read morePublished 14 months ago by proffvolunteer
locates many geologic features in the area. Technical enough to be appreciated by geologists (as I am), but very understandable for the lay person.Published 15 months ago by James Capasso
I neede to buy this book for a class/trip I am taking over spring break. I was very surprised that it was not a dry text book , but a very readable information guide to the entire... Read morePublished on February 18, 2008 by M. Fisher