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Geology illustrated, by John S. Shelton. Drawings by Hal Shelton

Geology illustrated, by John S. Shelton. Drawings by Hal Shelton

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Published by W.H. Freeman in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology

  • Edition Notes

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    ContributionsShelton, H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE 26 S5 1966
    The Physical Object
    Pagination434 p. ill., maps
    Number of Pages434
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21995697M

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John S. Shelton was a professor at Pomona College where I went after high school and before medical school, and that is where and when I first met him.

We were both on the Pomona College Alumni Council in San Diego for many years after his retirement from Pomona College and /5(19). Shelton was Geology illustrated good geologist, a good pilot, and a pioneer in geologic aerial photography. His book educated generations of young geologists, including me.

Geology Illustrated was chosen as one of the top science books of the 20th century by American Scientist magazine. This is the best single book of geologic aerial photography ever published/5. The collection consists of photographic prints of most of the images used in Shelton's textbook, "Geology Illustrated." The aerial photographs for this book are supplemented with airbrush drawings composed by John's brother, cartographer and artist Hal Shelton.

Get this from a library. Geology illustrated. [John S Shelton; Hal Shelton] -- Pictorially develops the main principles of physical and historical geology.

Geology illustrated Item Preview remove-circle Geology illustrated by Shelton, John S. Publication date Topics Geology Publisher San Francisco, W. Freeman Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Shelton's original aerial photographs of geological features and his use of them in the teaching of geology were important contributions to his field.

His book, "Geology Illustrated" (), is the chief example of this use of photography. layout, but this book is strong enough to dissolve such minor stains. GEOLOGY ILLUSTRATED, by John S. Shelton. Freeman nd Company ($10). The proud title of this eye-filling book is justified.

Four hundred photo­ graphs, mostly stunning aerial views taken by the author himself in the West, with accompanying drawings by his car­. Geology Illustrated, by John S. Shelton is very good. It has a lot of pictures and line drawings clearly illustrating geologic processes.

The Planet in a Pebble, by Jan Zalasiewicz is a well written book about the geologic history of a pebble of Welsh slate. Also I think books from the Roadside geology series are worth getting.

Steno’s “Prodromus” was “a slim volume — all of seventy-eight pages, with just a handful of simple diagrams — in which he laid down [geology’s] blueprint: the science of the earth’s geologic history, of deep time,” wrote Alan Cutler in his biography of Steno, “The Seashell on the Mountaintop.”.

Geology is a science of such rapid growth that no apology is expected when from time to time a new text-book is added to those already in the field. The present work, however, is the outcome of the need of a text-book of very simple outline, in which causes and their consequences should be knit together as closely as possible,—a need long.

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In his book, THE SHELTONS, Z.F. Shelton traces that typical knight's family all the way back to biblical days. I find this a bit fanciful, but he then declares that all the Shetons mentioned in his book (my great, great, grandfather, Spencer Mundy included) are descendents of the Prophet Mohammad and his last wife, Ayesha.

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His book, Geology Illustrated, was chosen as one of the top science books of the 20th century by American Scientist magazine. John Sewall Shelton was born Sept. 2,in Hanover, N.H.