Home :: Books :: Roadside Geology :: Roadside Geology of Minnesota

Roadside Geology of Minnesota

Roadside Geology of Minnesota
You may have heard that Minnesotas ten thousand lakes are the hoofprints of Paul Bunyans big blue ox, Babe. Dont you believe it! writes author Dick Ojakangas. Though the lakes, which formed at the end of the most recent ice age, may be Minnesotas most famous features, the glaciated countryside disguises a much longer history of volcanoes and plate collisionsnot surprising when you learn that Minnesota was at the active edge of the fledgling North American continent for several billion years.

Roadside Geology of Minnesota steers you over glacial moraines and till plains to some of the states unparalleled geologic features, such as the Morton Gneiss, once thought to be the oldest rock on Earth; the St. Peter Sandstone, one of the purest sandstones in the world; the banded iron-formation, the source of iron for the Great Lakes steel industry; and the ancient shorelines of Glacial Lake Agassiz, one of the largest glacial lakes ever to have existed in North America. The books introduction presents an overview of Minnesotas geologic history, and forty-two road guides discuss the landforms and rocks visible from a car window and at nearby waysides and parks, including Pipestone National Monument, Grand Portage National Monument, and Voyageurs National Park. Richard W. Ojakangas. 398 pgs., 6 x 9, paperback
25%
Details
SKU GB-32010001
Quantity in stock 2 item(s) available
Weight 2.05 lbs
 
Market price: $26.00
Our price: $19.50
Options
Quantity (2 available)
: *
: *
: *
Type the characters you see in the picture:


*
 
Barcharts QuickStudy Periodic Table
Agates : Treasures of the Earth
4 Rock Charts: Igneous, Metamorphic, Sedimentary, and the Rock Cycle
Barcharts QuickStudy Periodic Table Agates : Treasures of the Earth 4 Rock Charts: Igneous, Metamorphic, Sedimentary, and the Rock Cycle
$4.46
$24.50
$157.22
 
Bausch & Lomb 10x Coddington Magnifier
AAPG Northern Great Plains Geological  Highway Map (North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, and Minnesota)
AAPG Northeastern Geological  Highway Map (Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania)
Bausch & Lomb 10x Coddington Magnifier AAPG Northern Great Plains Geological Highway Map (North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, and Minnesota) AAPG Northeastern Geological Highway Map (Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania)
$29.70
$12.00
$12.00
 
AAPG Pacific Northwest Geological  Highway Map (Washington and Oregon)
AAPG Northern Rocky Mountain Geological  Highway Map (Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming)
AAPG Pacific Southwest Geological  Highway Map (California and Nevada)
AAPG Pacific Northwest Geological Highway Map (Washington and Oregon) AAPG Northern Rocky Mountain Geological Highway Map (Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming) AAPG Pacific Southwest Geological Highway Map (California and Nevada)
$12.00
$12.00
$12.00

Product rating

Sign in to rate

Customer Reviews

There have been no reviews for this product.