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Discovering the Geology of Baja California

Six Hikes on the Southern Gulf Coast

by Markes E. Johnson

  • 117 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by University of Arizona Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science,
  • United States - Pacific - California,
  • Hiking,
  • Earth Sciences - Geology,
  • Travel - United States,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Mexico,
  • Baja California (Peninsula),
  • United States - West - Pacific (General),
  • Baja California (Mexico : Peni,
  • Baja California (Mexico : Peninsula),
  • Geology,
  • Guidebooks

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8069571M
    ISBN 100816522294
    ISBN 109780816522293

      Roadside Geology & Biology of Baja California, Mexico By John Minch and Jason Minch. The new second edition of this Baja classic is a full-color book that will guide you kilometer-by-kilometer through the geology and biology of Baja’s Transpeninsular Highway. Roadside Geology and Biology of Baja California, ISBN , JMA Press, P.O. Box , Mission Viejo, CA Vegetación de Mexico. Editorial Limusa.

    This book will provide for your enjoyment and keep you entertained as you travel along Baja’s highways. It is written for the person who has an interest in the natural surroundings and unique geology and biology of the Baja California Peninsula and will introduce you to this magnificent place in a way that you can understand with little or no formal training in geology or biology. Discovering the Geology of Baja California: Six Hikes on the Southern Gulf C $ shipping: + $ shipping. Very Good: A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard covers. No missing or damaged pages, no Seller Rating: % positive.

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Discovering the Geology of Baja California by Markes E. Johnson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Discovering the Geology of Baja California invites visitors to these shores to explore not only rocks and fossils but also the continuum of past ecosystems with the ecology of the present. It offers both an unparalleled guide to a remote area and a /5(5).

Paperback ($) Buy. Baja California: wild, desolate, and a treasure-house of geological wonders. Along its ancient shorelines, careful observers can learn much about how the Gulf of California came into existence and what the future of the Baja California peninsula might be.

For those who wish to unlock the mysteries of Baja California, geologist Markes Johnson offers the key. Book teaches general concepts in coastal geomorphology and tectonics, as well as the basic geological and natural history of the Gulf of California ; Guide takes the form of six day hikes in the area of Punta Chivato on the east coast of the southern Baja California peninsula ; Made in USA.

"Discovering the Geology of Baja California" Discovering the Geology of Baja California book to these shores to explore not only rocks and fossils but also the continuum of past ecosystems with the ecology of the present. It offers both an unparalleled guide to a remote area and a new understanding of Reviews: 4.

A regional gravity survey of the state of Baja California shows the peninsula to be generally in isostatic adjustment. The Bouguer anomaly map reveals a gravity high that extends down the west coast from the Agua Blanca fault to at least lat 28° N.

Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings Congresses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Geology of the Baja California peninsula. Los Angeles, Calif.: Pacific Section, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, © This site uses cookies.

By continuing to use our website, you are agreeing to our privacy policy. Brief Summary of the Geology. of Baja California. John Minch, Edwin Minch, and Jason Minch. Geologic Provinces of Baja California. Next.

Back to Page Contents. BAJA CALIFORNIA can be divided into 5 provinces based on geologic landforms. He is the author of Discovering the Geology of Baja California: Six Hikes on the Southern Gulf Coast (Arizona), and co-editor of Atlas of Coastal Ecosystems in the Western Gulf of California: Tracking Limestone Deposits on the Margin of a Young Sea (Arizona).

Opiniones de clientes. de 5 s: Geologists conjecture that the Baja California peninsula was formed million years ago as the fault shifted northward. As such, the peninsula split from mainland Mexico. This timeline also makes the gulf one of the fasted basins formed in history as even large basins such as the Atlantic Ocean can rift for million years before beginning the sea-floor spreading process.

San Felipe and Baja Geology. The present shape of Baja California was developed in the last million years as the continent finally submitted to the attenuation caused by the North American Plate overriding the East Pacific Rise.

This opened successive areas of the Gulf and eventually spread along the peninsula's long axis about 5. Author: Cynthia Light Brown Publisher: Nomad Press (VT) ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, ePub, Docs Category: Juvenile Nonfiction Languages: en Pages: View: Get Books.

Book Description: Looks at the geology and physical geography of the American Southwest, demonstrating concepts in the earth sciences as applied to the region, with hands-on projects Missing: Baja California. Book Overview Baja California: wild, desolate, and a treasure-house of geological wonders.

Along its ancient shorelines, careful observers can learn much about how the Gulf of California came into existence and what the future of the Baja California peninsula might be.

NOTES. For a fuller account of the controversies over the name California, see Nellie Van de Grift Sánchez, California and Californians, Vol. 1, pp. Ximénez may have decided to carry on the explorations, perhaps with the hope of making some discovery that would be of such importance that his mutinous and murderous conduct would be condoned.

Get this from a library. Discovering the geology of Baja California: six hikes on the southern gulf coast. [Markes E Johnson] -- "For those who wish to unlock the mysteries of Baja California, geologist Markes Johnson offers the key.

He has taken a body of technical research on the geology and paleontology of the region and. Carl H. Beal, "RECONNAISSANCE OF THE GEOLOGY AND OIL POSSIBILITIES OF BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO", Reconnaissance of the Geology and Oil Possibilities of Baja California, Mexico, Carl H.

Beal. Baja California is about the same length ( km.) as California and has a little more than a third its area. Essentially it is a westward-tilted fault block, with its mountainous northern half. The book highlights points of interest (including hiking trails with commentary) along California State Route (Highway) 78 from Ramona to Julian, California.

Download Publications Order Form: Geology and Geologic Hazards of Northwestern Baja's Gold Coast and the Agua Blanca Fault John A. Minch, James R. Ashby, and Rupert S. Adams, editors (). The book does NOT cover all Baja, but rather just the Punta Chivato area, between Santa Rosalia and Mulege on the east side of the peninsula.

Yes, "Discovering the Geology of Baja California" is a pleasure and the guided tours that Markes takes one through, will in the end leave the reader with a renewed sense of wonder and appreciation for /5.

But where, you might ask, can you go to best experience the physical majesty of Baja California. This book holds the answer. Off-Trail Adventures in Baja California describes—and maps and illustrates—nine hikes along outcrops on islands and peninsular shores where geography, geology, and ecology meet in singular ways.

Each spot tells a story about the nature of the place—the cumulative. Book Description: Baja California is one of the Earth's last great wilderness areas that is easily accessible to travelers.

Whether you enter from the United States to the north or from Cabo San Lucas to the south, it doesn't take long to find yourself passing through a unique desert ecosystem of islands and land bound by the Pacific Ocean on the west and the Gulf of California on the east.

The Baja California Peninsula (English: Lower California Peninsula, Spanish: Península de Baja California) is a peninsula in Northwestern separates the Pacific Ocean from the Gulf of peninsula extends 1, km ( miles) from Mexicali, Baja California in the north to Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur in the south.

It ranges from 40 km (25 miles) at its narrowest to.Discovering the Geology of Baja California: by Markes E. Johnson: 60 Hikes in the Southern Gulf Coast. Geology of Baja California Paleontology. Fun Discovering Hikes. Discovery. Our Price: $ Sale Price: $ Availability:: Usually Ships in 24 Hours Product Code: Qty.

Baja California is one of the Earths last great wilderness areas that is easily accessible to travelers. Whether you enter from the United States to the north or from Cabo San Lucas to the south, it doesnt take long to find yourself passing through a unique desert ecosystem of islands and land bound by the Pacific Ocean on the west and the Gulf of California on the east/5(1).