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Stories in Stone How Geology Influenced Connecticut History and Culture

Jelle Zeilinga de Boer c2009

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  • Title:
    Stories in Stone How Geology Influenced Connecticut History and Culture
  • Author: Jelle Zeilinga de Boer
  • Subjects: Geology -- Connecticut; Electronic books
  • Description: Cover; Half title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. In the Beginning: Continental Fusion and Breakup; 2. Weather and Climate: Hurricanes and Ice Ages; 3. Connecticut's Geologic Treasures: Gems and Ores; 4. Settlers and Soils in the Central Valley: The Legacy of Glacial Lake Hitchcock; 5. The Metacomet Ridge: The Scientific, Political, and Cultural Impact of an Old Lava Flow; 6. The Moodus Noises: The Science and Lore of Connecticut Earthquakes; 7. Visitors from Space: The Weston and Wethersfield Meteorites; Afterword: Our Lithic Inheritance
    BibliographyIndex
    Exploring the many facets of Connecticut's unique geology
  • Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press
  • Creation Date: c2009
  • Format: 1 online resource (351 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1-283-12834-9;ISBN9786613128348;ISBN0-8195-7247-0
  • OCLC Number: 767498304
    731694233
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