Geology

Geology is the science comprising the study of solid Earth, the rocks of which it is composed, and the processes by which they change. Geology can also refer generally to the study of the solid features of any celestial body (such as the geology of the Moon or Mars).

The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World
The Ends of the World: Supervolcanoes, Lethal Oceans, and the Search for Past Apocalypses
Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto
A Stone for Sascha
The Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79 (I Survived, #10)
Grand Canyon
Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs: The Astounding Interconnectedness of the Universe
Atlas of a Lost World: Travels in Ice Age America
The Boiling River: Adventure and Discovery in the Amazon
The Source: How Rivers Made America and America Remade Its Rivers
Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens
Lucky Planet: Why Earth is Exceptional—and What That Means for Life in the Universe
The 1959 Yellowstone Earthquake
The Great Quake: How the Biggest Earthquake in North America Changed Our Understanding of the Planet
Into the Heart of Our World: A Journey to the Center of the Earth: A Remarkable Voyage of Scientific Discovery
The Map That Changed the World
Annals of the Former World
Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded
Basin and Range
Earth: An Intimate History
A Short History of Nearly Everything
A Crack in the Edge of the World
Rising from the Plains
The Story of Earth: The First 4.5 Billion Years, from Stardust to Living Planet
Assembling California
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
Principles of Geology
Reading the Rocks: The Autobiography of the Earth
The Control of Nature
The Seashell on the Mountaintop: A Story of Science, Sainthood, and the Humble Genius who Discovered a New History of the Earth
An Essay Upon Wind; With Curious Anecdotes of Eminent Peteurs... by Charles FoxAlbum D'Un Pessimiste by Alphonse RabbeThe Case of The. Fox by William StanleyThe Dream-God, or a Singular Evolvement of Thought in Sleep by John CunninghamMelancholike Humours, in Verses of Diverse Natures by Nicholas Breton Gent
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History of the Universe and Earth
137 books — 56 voters

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6 books — 2 voters
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I went into geology because I like being outdoors, and because everybody in geology seemed, well, they all seemed like free spirits or renegades or something. You know, climbing mountains and hiking deserts and stuff.
Kathy B. Steele, Rocks That Float

Sunrise, Grand Canyon We stand on the edge, the fall Into depth, the ascent Of light revelatory, the canyon walls moving Up out of Shadow, lit Colors of the layers cutting Down through darkness, sunrise as it Passes a Precipitate of the river, its burnt tangerine Flare brief, jagged Bleeding above the far rim for a split Second I have imagined You here with me, watching day’s onslaught Standing in your bones-they seem Implied in the record almost By chance- fossil remains held In abundance in th ...more
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