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Published by National Park Service in Amherst, Mass .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Stephen P. Leatherman.
ContributionsLeatherman, Stephen P., Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists.
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Open LibraryOL22815583M

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In his popular book titled A Geologist's View of Cape Cod, Arthur Strahler explains that "through its whole extent, Cape Cod consists almost entirely of sand, gravel, silt, clay, and boulders, with no solid bedrock whatsoever showing anywhere or even to be found at depths of many feet below the surface.". OCLC Number: Notes: "Geologic features relating to Coastal geology; Pleistocene geology; environmental geology." Cover title: Field guide to geology of the Cape Cod National Seashore. OVERWASH PROCESSES, Benchmark Papers in Geology, Hutchinson and Ross Publishing Co., Stroudsburg, PA, editor, , pp. ENVIRONMENTAL GEOLOGIC GUIDE TO CAPE COD NATIONAL SEASHORE, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Eastern Section, editor, , pp.   Christopher Seufert is a professional photographer, the author of six Cape Cod photography books, and a leader of custom photographic tours throughout Chatham, Cape Cod, and the National Seashore. He and his family live in Chatham, Cape Cod, Massachusetts/5(6).

The geology of Cape Cod is astonishingly complex for a spit of land that seems so simple. It would have been impossible for Oldale to describe all the details in a book of reasonable length. So for the seriously interested reader, the numerous references to other books, maps and monographs, in Appendices A, C, D and F are by: 10 Guide to Coastal Landforms and Processes at the Cape Cod National Seashore, Massachusetts—A Primer Whenever new oceanic crust is being created at some places on the Earth, a similar amount of oceanic crust must be lost at places where ocean basins are closing due to converg- ing mantle flows, or where plates : Graham S. Giese, S. Jeffress Williams, Mark Adams. Cape Cod has long inspired wonder among those who value nature. From the striking heights of the coastal bluffs to the serenity of a forested pond, it is not difficult to understand why so many become enamored with the natural beauty of this place. Located on the outer portion of the Cape Cod peninsula, which extends 60 miles into the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Cod National Seashore has long inspired wonder among those who value nature. From the striking heights of the coastal bluffs to the serenity of a forested pond, it’s easy to understand why so many become enamored with the natural.

  Describes the cultural and natural history of Cape Cod. Examines the land, the sea, and recent transformations in the peninsula. Provides a concise travel guide and reference materials. National Park Service Handbook Spine title reads: Cape Cod National Seashore. On cover: Official National Park Handbook. Item Space and time scales of shoreline change at Cape Cod National Seashore, MA, USA. In: KRAUS, N.C., and MCDOUGAL, W.G. (eds.) P roceedings of Coastal Sediments '99, pp. .   If You Go: Doane Rock and the Doane Homestead are located in Eastham a mile down Nauset Road on the right hand side in the heart of the Cape Cod National Seashore. Chris Setterlund, who lives in Yarmouth, is a lifelong Cape Codder and the author of In My Footsteps, a guide to historical sites on Cape Cod. Environmental Geologic Guide To Cape Cod National Seashore, Society of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists, Eastern Section, editor, , pp. Barrier Island Handbook, Laboratory for Coastal Research, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, editor, , pp., reprinted ; revised and reprinted ; revised and reprinted,