By T. Scott Bryan

Arizona is a geologist’s playground, with a scientifically exciting tale at the back of each rocky outcrop, dry playa, and gleaming spring. Arizona Rocks! tells the tales of forty four of the simplest geologic websites within the nation. not just will you find out about famous areas, resembling Barringer Meteorite Crater and Petrified woodland nationwide Park, yet you’ll additionally detect lesser-known websites, together with Hopi Buttes, which shaped from steam-driven explosions; Peridot Mesa, the place gem stones from the Earth’s inside are stumbled on, and Montezuma good, a limestone sinkhole with a perennial provide of water. considerable colour photos praise the textual content, and maps support get you the place you should be. Arizona Rocks! is the second one booklet within the state-by-state Geology Rocks! sequence, which introduces readers to a few of the main compelling and obtainable geologic websites in every one state.

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