Journeys back to prehistoric times to explain the origins of North America's mountains & to anticipate future changes in their evolution. Begins with an exploration of orogeny, the process of mountain building, which began millions of years ago when a combination of violent earthquakes & volcanic eruptions shook the Earth. Investigates the influence of mountains on plants, animals, people & the environment. Includes fascinating descriptions of landmark geologic forms, such as the Rocky & Appalachian Mountains & glaciers in Canada & Alaska. Detailed info. on rocks & fossils, & on mountains that have been eroded out of existence.
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Book Description Diane Pub Co, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0788190792
Book Description Diane Pub Co, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0788190792
Book Description Diane Pub Co, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 196 pages. 9.25x7.25x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0788190792
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