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National Geographic Pocket Guide - Rocks & Minerals of North America


By: Sarah Garlick

Handy, easy-to-read field guide, mountaineers and lovers of the outdoors can identify and learn fascinating facts about North American rocks, minerals, fossils, gems, and landforms - the full array of Earth's bountiful and beautiful structures.  From small crystals to towering mountains, this portable guide covers:

  • 160 geological forms and phenomena across the continental U.S. and Canada
  • Facts and guidelines to easily identify common rocks, minerals, and fossils.
  • Full-color photographs, graphics, and illustrations to aid identification

Published by: National Geographic Society 2014
ISBN - 978-1-4262-1282-6