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Under Michigan: The Story of Michigan's Rocks and Fossils
This title explores Earth's geological past, taking readers far below the sights of Michigan to explain the creation of the layers of rocks and fossils and show where they can be found. Readers can learn about the hard rock formations that define Michigan's shape and discover the tall mountain ridges hidden at the bottom of the Great Lakes.
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published October 21st 2005 by Wayne State University Press
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Sep 05, 2008 Cindi rated it 4 of 5 stars
This book had lots of good information and seemed just right for a beginner. It's a children's book, but is acting as a primer for me so I can delve deeper into the geology of Michigan. I found that online resources I was finding were too complex for me and went beyond the geology vocabulary I now have. I hope to expand that vocabulary slowly and this book definitely helped with that. The crayon drawings are nice, but leave the ideas in my head less distinct than if I had seen real pictures or m ...more