Roadside Geology of Hawai‘i Product Description:
Now back in print!
Roadside Geology of Hawaii details the evolution of this volcanic chain, from the origin of a hot spot and the tumultuous creation of each island to ongoing eruptions and the gradual death and erosion of old volcanoes. With this book as their traveling companion, residents and tourists alike will become experts on lava flows and lava tubes, ancient beaches and coral reefs, massive landslide escarpments, ephemeral black sand beaches and the occasional tsunami.
|Availability ||19 August 2015 |
|Category ||Natural History |
|Page Count ||314 pages |
|Publisher ||Mountain Press Publishing |
Printed in South Korea
|Publish Date ||January 1996 |
|Dimensions ||9.0” x 6.0” x 0.80” |
|Authors ||Richard W. Hazlett and Donald W. Hyndman |
|About the Authors ||Richard W. Hazlett is a geology professor at Pomona College in Claremont, California. He has been an interpretive ranger at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, a research technician at the Hawaii Volcano Observatory and a geology professor at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. |
Donald W. Hyndman is co-founder of the Roadside Geology series, books that bring geology to the general public. When he is not writing or editing books, Hyndman teaches geology at the University of Montana in Missoula.
|Binding ||Softcover |
|ISBN 13 ||9780878423446 |