Geology of the American Southwest: A Journey through Two Billion Years of Plate-Tectonic History

An introduction to the geology of the Southwestern United States, ideal for students of the subject as well as anyone with more than just a casual interest in the natural wonders of the region. The author is a research scientist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory and an adjunct professor at the University of New Mexico. His book is dedicated with great appreciation to Professor Emeritus Donald B. Potter, who, “throughout his 34 years of teaching undergraduate students at Hamilton College…sought to instill in them a love for geology and an appreciation of the importance of science in a liberal arts education.”
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