Mountain Press Roadside Geology of Maryland, Delaware and Washington DC

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Explore the shale and limestone valleys of western Maryland and the sand dunes and tidal estuaries on Delaware's coast with Roadside Geology of Maryland, Delaware and Washington DC.

Features

  • Learn about a diverse array of rocks and landforms assembled during more than 1 billion years of geologic history
  • 35 road guides discuss the landforms and rocks visible from a car window, along bike paths, and at nearby waysides and parks
  • Includes Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historic Park, Assateague Island National Seashore, Rock Creek Park and Cape Henlopen State Park
  • With this book as your guide, find out how the sixth largest impact crater on earth helped shape Chesapeake Bay
  • Discover what moved the rocks at Devils Racecourse in Catoctin Mountain Park
  • Learn how early settlers put the geology to work, locating major ports where deep tidal rivers issued from mill-friendly, rocky streams

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Technical Specs

Best Use

Travel

State / Province

Delaware

Washington, D.C.

Maryland

Format

Paperback

Dimensions

9 x 6 inches

Author(s)

John Means; illustrators: Matthew Moran and Suzannah Moran

Publisher

Mountain Press

Number of Pages

368

ISBN-13

9780878425709

Copyright Year

2010

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