Vancouver, City on the Edge: Living with a Dynamic Geological Landscape

By: Clague, John J; Turner, Bob; Clague, J J

Price: $32.95

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Book Condition: Fine


Book is in excellent condition. Binding is solid and square, covers have sharp corners, exterior shows no blemishes, text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind. 192 pages, maps, charts, tables, graphics, color photos throughout.


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This lavishly illustrated book, which is written in non-technical language, provides information on the forces of nature that affect Greater Vancouver, the Fraser Valley, the Sunshine Coast, and the Squamish/Whistler/Pemberton area. It covers earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, landslides, avalanches, floods, climates, water supplies, vegetation, glaciation, rocks, fossils and the origin of the Greater Vancouver landscape. The book includes 150 colour photographs and drawings. John Clague is a professor of Geology at Simon Fraser University and Bo Turner is a Vancouver-based federal government geological research scientist. This book is an invaluable reference for the residents of the municipalities of Vancouver, West Vancouver, Lions Bay, North Vancouver, Richmond, Delta, Burnaby, New Westminster, Port Moody, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, Mission, Harrison Hot Springs, Surrey, White Rock, Langley, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Squamish, Whistler, Gibsons, Sechelt, Powell River, Hope, and Pemberton. It is also an invaluable reference for local high school students and teachers and an essential reference for those interested in the interplay between the forces of nature and cities.

Title: Vancouver, City on the Edge: Living with a Dynamic Geological Landscape

Author: Clague, John J; Turner, Bob; Clague, J J

Categories: Northwest, Canada, Geology,

Publisher: Gordon Soules Book Publishers: 2005

ISBN Number: 0969760140

ISBN Number 13: 9780969760146

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Fine

Type: Geology

Seller ID: 146813