This book is just packed with fascinating info about the American West. For example, did you know that west of the Rockies, there are 66 peaks above 14,000', and 844 above 13,000'. Read morePublished 27 days ago by W. Bonkosky
I'm enjoying the read, and the mix of history and geology. Have learned many new things about the overland journey of the emigrants that Mr, Meldahl has uncovered in his research.Published 5 months ago by V. Hallgren
Very well written, fascinating account of the formation of California with full plate-tectonics explanations. Extra gems, such as gold deposit formations and mining methods. Read morePublished 6 months ago by California Doug
I highly recommend this book for the curious rock hound to the burgeoning geologist. It is well written and thoroughly researched and sourced. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Bookaholic
Great coverage of a swath of the country from San Francisco to the rocky mountains. Southern California not covered to any extent. Read morePublished 6 months ago by carol spark
I have flown this route (SFO to DEN) a thousand times and looked down asking myself "Wonder what that is?" Now I know. Read morePublished 8 months ago by John R. Stefonik
Wonderful, well-written book. I have read it from cover to cover and especially enjoyed all the pictures.
Excellent book if one is interested in SW geology.
When I decided to self-teach myself some geology, I asked one of my paleontology friends to give me some titles. Among others, he suggested this and I'm very glad he did. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Herbert A. Schiff