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A Geologist"s View of Cape Cod

by Arthur N. Strahler

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Published by Parnassus Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earth Sciences - Geology,
  • Science,
  • Historical Geology,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8420119M
    ISBN 100940160390
    ISBN 109780940160392
    OCLC/WorldCa233789502

    Barbara Blau Chamberlain has written a very interesting and non-technical book describing the geology of Cape Cod and the Islands. The following is a brief summary of These Fragile Outposts. Although it cannot begin to cover the book entirely, perhaps it will serve to create additional : Rudy Bradbury. “Many people view coastal erosion as a problem that needs to be addressed and, if possible, prevented,” wrote coastal geologist Robert Oldale of the U.S. Geological Survey. “However, storm and wave erosion along the shore of Cape Cod has been going on for thousands of years and will likely continue for thousands of years more.

    Cape Cod is a geographic cape extending into the Atlantic Ocean from the southeastern corner of mainland Massachusetts, in the northeastern United historic, maritime character and ample beaches attract heavy tourism during the summer months. As defined by the Cape Cod Commission's enabling legislation, Cape Cod is conterminous with Barnstable County, nates: 41°41′N 70°12′W / °N . Get this from a library! A geologic overview of Cape Cod: a field trip guide. [Robert N Oldale; Geological Survey (U.S.)].

    Geologic History of Cape Cod. Figure 6. Geologic map of Cape Cod (generalized from detailed mapping by K. F. Mather, R. P. Goldthwait, L. R. Theismeyer, J. H. Great Books About Cape Cod (Non-Fiction and Nature) Great NON-FICTION Cape Cod and The Islands books: memoirs, history, nature, travel, outdoors, field guides, guidebooks, etc. Please do not add novels to this list - there is another list with Cape Cod fiction.


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A Geologist"s View of Cape Cod by Arthur N. Strahler Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Geologist's View of Cape Cod First Thus Edition by Arthur N. Strahler (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings5/5(2). Cape Cod is a sandy peninsula built mostly during the ice age and juts into the Atlantic Ocean like a crooked arm.

Geologists are interested in Cape Cod because it was formed A Geologist's View of Cape Cod: Arthur N. Strahler: : Books5/5(1). A geologist's view of Cape Cod Hardcover – January 1, by Arthur Newell Strahler (Author)5/5(2). A brief, concise, and highly readable account of the geological origin and evolution of Cape Cod.

Written with the layman in mind, it is a fine account of the forces and grandeur of the last Ice Age, and its account of the subsequent and continuing evolution of the land is a fine reminder of the ever changing nature of the dynamic A Geologists View of Cape Cod book "all is sand"-- quite literally in this case/5(3).

Geologist's (A) View of Cape Cod [Strahler, Arthur N.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Geologist's (A) View of Cape CodReviews: 2. average barrier beach baymouth bar belt boulders Buzzards Bay Cape Cod Bay Cape Cod National CAPE COD PHOTOS cliffs climate coast coastal dunes Cod National Seashore cranberry bogs crest curve east eastern Cape Eastham erosion feet Figure flow fresh ground water geologist glacial deposits high water Highlands hills hundred ice margin ice sheets.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Strahler, Arthur Newell, Geologist's view of Cape Cod. Orleans, Mass., Parnassus Imprint, (OCoLC) Professor Strahler (Geomorphology, Columbia) assures the reader of his accessible book that he will learn much about the processes of geology which create landscape features while studying Cape Cod in particular, from the Ice Age to the present.

It is impossible to understand the natural systems of Cape Cod without first considering geology. In his popular book titled A Geologist's View of Cape Cod, Arthur Strahler explains that "through its whole extent, Cape Cod consists almost entirely of sand, gravel, silt, clay, and boulders, with no solid bedrock whatsoever showing anywhere or even to be found at depths of many feet below the surface.".

Books about Cape Cod and by Cape Cod authors. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Strahler, Arthur Newell, Geologist's view of Cape Cod.

Garden City, N.Y., Published for the American Museum of. Some Books and Maps on the Geology and Natural History of Cape Cod Chamberlain, B.

B.,These fragile outposts: Doubleday. Reprinted, Parnassus Imprints (), Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts, p. Coastal Landforms and Processes at the Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts A Primer Circular U.S.

Department of the Interior and Marine Geology Science Center, and George Price, superintendent of the Cape Cod National text of this report developed from a request in to the first author by Nancy Finley at the Cape Cod Author: Graham S.

Giese, S. Jeffress Williams, Mark Adams. Cape Cod chronicles Henry David Thoreau’s journey of discovery along this evocative stretch of Massachusetts coastline, during which time he came to understand the complex relationship between the sea and the shore.

He spent his nights in lighthouses, in fishing huts, and on isolated farms. Geologic History of Cape Cod. Sometime af years ago, the glacier reached its maximum advance, a position marked approximately by the islands of Nantucket and Martha's ice sheet was characterized by lobes that occupied large basins in the bedrock surface.

These lobes were responsible for the location and overall shape of Cape Cod and the islands. Cape Cod is a sandy peninsula built mostly during the ice age and juts into the Atlantic Ocean like a crooked arm (see Fig.

1 above). Geologists are interested in Cape Cod because it was formed, by glaciers, very recently in terms of geologic time and because of the ever changing shore as the Cape adjusts to the rising sea. Great deals on Geology History Antiquarian & Collectible Books.

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Strahler, Book is in good condi. $ Topic: Geology. Strahler, Arthur N.,A Geologist's View of Cape Cod, Parnassas Imprints. Van Andel, Tjeerd,New Views of an Old Planet: A History of Global Change, Cambridge University Press. Van Diver, Brad,Roadside Geology of Vermont and New Hampshire, Mountain Press Publishing.

” Such begins a paragraph in writer Arthur N. Strahler’s book, A Geologist’s View of Cape Cod, where the author describes the melting and retreat some 12 millennia ago of ice sheets that covered a good portion of the Northern Hemisphere, including New England—and our beloved Cape and Islands.

Books set in Cape Cod, Massachusetts: [Where Are the Children?, Love Anthony, Tiny Little Thing, Fools Rush in, Still Life with Murder, The Gi. Patrick Lynch’s book is a reminder of just why Cape Cod is such a remarkable place.”—Robert F.

Dwyer, President & Executive Director, Cape Cod Museum of Natural History "Wow! I’ve been on Cape Cod since as naturalist, writer and educator, and have collected every book on Cape Cod including Thoreau's.The outer lands: a natural history guide to Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Block Island, and Long Island.

Garden City, New York: Natural History Press. LCCN ^ "Field Guide to Cape Cod | Yale University Press". Retrieved ^ Davis, Richard A. Jr (). Geology of Holocene Barrier Island.Cape Cod is a sandy peninsula created during the ice age that reaches out into the Atlantic Ocean like a crooked arm.

Geologists are interested in Cape Cod because it was formed very recently in terms of geologic time and because of the ever-changing shore as the Cape adjusts to the rising sea.