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Geology Underfoot in Yellowstone by Marc S. Hendrix


SKU: 81135


  • 312 pages
  • Published in Montana
  • Part of the Geology Underfoot series

There's so much we can experience and learn in Yellowstone National Park. Start with an excellent informative book like Geology Underfoot in Yellowstone by Marc S. Hendrix. We all know there are so many unique geological formations found within the bounds of America's first national park This unique book explores 20 different locations in the park and tells the story of the area through geology. From remnants of a seafloor to a swarm of earthquakes that occurred in 2008, this book pulls together all the unique features of Yellowstone and takes you on a historical journey of rock, land, and more. 

Marc Hendrix is the Department Chair and Professor of Geosciences at the University of Montana. With a focus on tectonics and paleoclimate, he focuses his research on making predictions about nature and the distribution of energy resources. He's published a wide range of material ranging from books like this one to an array of academic articles on topics like sediment analysis and records of dinosaurs. When not teaching and being active at the university he is a classic Montanan who loves to fish, garden, and hike. That's part of why we love carrying books from Mountain Press Publishing Company. Since 1948, they've worked to carry a range of unique and interesting Montana books, just like Geology Underfoot in Yellowstone by Marc S. Hendrix.