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Anything written by Keith Meldahl is a good read. In this case, he blends history and geology in an informative, easy to understand style. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Jack Aalderink
I love this book because I have an interest in both Western U.S. history and geology. Having read four previous books on the Westward Emigration of 1840-60, I found the physical... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Alan Boehmer
Also a great lay book on geology and it's effects on human settlement. His book Rough Hewn Land an equally engaging book. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Thomas C Laucomer
a perfect blending of the geologic landforms of the west, with the experiences of the wagon-train pioneers. How geology influenced history. Read morePublished 6 months ago by doninark
Meldahl’s idea of explaining the landscape over which the wagon trains traveled on their way west is a good one. Read morePublished 7 months ago by arabella
Interesting blend of geologic processes and emigrant experience. The author presents a human understanding and delicate sense of humor. Read morePublished 13 months ago by James Dapper