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Introduction to the Geology of Southern California and Its Native Plants

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ISBN-10: 0520249321

ISBN-13: 9780520249325

Edition: 2007

Authors: Clarence A. Hall, Clarence A. Hall

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Description:

With its active fault systems, complex landforms, and myriad natural habitats, southern California boasts a rich and dynamic geologic environment. This abundantly illustrated volume at last provides an up-to-date, authoritative, and accessible resource for students and general readers interested in southern California's geology and native plants. Covering an extensive area, north from San Diego to Yosemite in the Sierra Nevada and east to the Mojave and Colorado deserts, its unique, comprehensive approach brings together for the first time the basic principles of geology, the story of plate tectonics, in-depth discussion of the geology of many specific locales within the region, and information on identifying southern California's native plants.
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Book details

List price: $99.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 10/23/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 512
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 4.048
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Earth and Geologic Time
Southern California Through Geologic Time
Geology and Botany of Southern California's Geomorphic Provinces
Botany and Plant Families
Botanical Glossary
Main Glossary
Suggested Readings in Natural History
References Cited
Species Index
Main Index