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Sean Sparks | 20 comments I love geology and here are a few of my favs:

Full-Rip 9.0: The Next Big Earthquake in the Pacific Northwest
Sandi Doughton
If you are interested I plate tectonics and earthquakes this book delivers.

Where the Water Goes
David Owen
About the conservation efforts and users needs along the Colorado River and how this once great river doesn’t even reach the sea anymore.

Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883
Simon Winchester
An historical account of the great eruption of Krakatoa and volcanism.

The Map that Changed the World: William Smith and the Birth of Modern Geology
Simon Winchester
Title tells it all!

No Apparent Danger
Victoria Bruce
Details two volcanic eruptions in Colombia-one with scientists in the actual caldera when it erupted (not everyone dies...)!

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Sean Sparks | 20 comments Forgot on! 😂

The Ends of the World: Volcanic Apocalypses, Lethal Oceans, and Our Quests to Understand Earth’s Past Mass Extinctions
Peter Brannen
This one has it all! Dinosaurs, fossils, acid oceans, and meteor strikes.

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