Vancouver, City on the Edge: Living with a Dynamic Geological Landscape
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The book includes 150 colour photographs and drawings. It covers earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes, landslides, avalanches, floods, climates, water supplies, vegetation, glaciation, rocks, fossils and the origin of the Greater Vancouver landscape. John Clague is a professor of Geology at Simon Fraser University and Bo Turner is a Vancouver-based federal government geological research scientist. This book is an invaluable reference for the residents of the municipalities of Vancouver, West Vancouver, Lions Bay, North Vancouver, Richmond, Delta, Burnaby, New Westminster, Port Moody, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, Mission, Harrison Hot Springs, Surrey, White Rock, Langley, Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Squamish, Whistler, Gibsons, Sechelt, Powell River, Hope, and Pemberton. This lavishly illustrated book, which is written in non-technical language, provides information on the forces of nature that affect Greater Vancouver, the Fra
Realities of Pacific NW earthquake hazards This is without doubt the most complete - and the most excellently illustrated publication to date on the USA Pacific NW earthquake hazards. Further, it's not only the most complete but is also done by authors eminent in professional knowledge of the issues. There should be as thorough a book issued for the Seattle region and Portland as well.