Basin and Range

Basin and Range

Author: John McPhee

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780374109141

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 215

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McPhee traces the geologic history of the region extending from eastern Utah to eastern California, juxtaposes descriptions of this terrain as it was eons ago with its contemporary features, and examines the plate tectonics revolution
Geologic Evolution of the Mojave Desert and Southwestern Basin and Range
Language: en
Pages: 308
Authors: Allen F. Glazner, J. Douglas Walker, John M. Bartley
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Geological Society of America

CD-ROM contains: Electronic version of text -- Maps.
Basin and Range
Language: en
Pages: 690
Authors: Harlan D. Unrau
Categories: Great Basin
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher:

Books about Basin and Range
Trend-surface Analysis of the Basin and Range Province, and Some Geomorphic Implications
Language: en
Pages: 70
Authors: Lawrence K. Lustig
Categories: Geomorphology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1969 - Publisher:

A quantitative study of Basin and Range topography which provides a basis for considerations of the nature of a physiographic province, and of the relief age of ranges, the origin of pediments, and the development of mountain drainage systems in the Western United States.
Miocene Tectonics of the Lake Mead Region, Central Basin and Range
Language: en
Pages: 441
Authors: Paul John Umhoefer, Sue Beard, Melissa A. Lamb
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Geological Society of America

Accompanying CD-ROM titled: Supplementary materials to Miocene tectonics of the Lake Mead region, central basin and range.
Basin and Range
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: John McPhee
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1982-04-01 - Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The first of John McPhee's works in his series on geology and geologists, Basin and Range is a book of journeys through ancient terrains, always in juxtaposition with travels in the modern world—a history of vanished landscapes, enhanced by the histories of people who bring them to light. The title