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Assembling California


At various times in a span of fifteen years, John McPhee made geological field surveys in the company of Eldridge Moores, a tectonicist at the University of California at Davis. The result of these trips is Assembling California, a cross-section in human and geologic time, from Donner Pass in the Sierra Nevada through the golden foothills of the Mother Lode and across the Great Central Valley to the wine country of the Coast Ranges, the rock of San Francisco, and the San Andreas family of faults. The two disparate time ...

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Assembling California
1994, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374523930

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Assembling California
1993, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374106454


Assembling California
1993, MacFarlane Walter & Ross

ISBN-13: 9780921912446


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