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Geology of the Pacific Northwest

by William N. Orr

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by McGraw-Hill in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Northwest, Pacific

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-326) and index

    StatementWilliam N. Orr, Elizabeth L. Orr
    ContributionsOrr, Elizabeth L
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE79 .O77 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 337 p. :
    Number of Pages337
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17054693M
    ISBN 100073661783
    LC Control Number2001030356

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      Natural History of the Pacific Northwest Mountains is an engagingly written, portable history of Cascadia. It includes details about and identification tips for the flora, fauna, and geology of the region. If you are looking for a simple way to discover the great outdoors, this is the perfect overview of the Pacific : Timber Press, Incorporated. The Straight Creek Fault (SCF) is the principal north-south strike-slip fault in the state of Washington, with a minimum of 90 kilometers (54 miles) of right-lateral offset, and a major geological structure in the North Cascade mountains, where it separates the pre-Cenozoic igneous and metamorphic rocks of the North Cascades on the east from the younger accreted .


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