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Under Michigan: The Story of Michigan's Rocks and Fossils
Most people recognize Michigan by its mitten-shaped Lower Peninsula and the Great Lakes embracing the state. Underneath the earth's surface, however, is equally distinctive evidence of an exciting history. Michigan rests on sedimentary rocks that reach down into the earth's crust more than fourteen thousand feet-a depth three-and-a-half times deeper than the Grand Canyon. ...more
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published October 21st 2005 by Wayne State University Press
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Sep 05, 2008 Cindi rated it really liked it
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