Composed of everything from volcanic island arcs and deep ocean sediments, to parts of old continents and even pieces of the deep subcrustal mantle of the earth, Washington's North Cascade region is a true geologic mosaic. Here, authors Tabor and Haugerud reveal that the spectacular scenery of these mountains is matched by equally spectacular geology.
Explains the geologic natural history of the North Cascades
Appeals to hikers who are fascinated by the region, as well as amateur geologists
Authors are both geologists with the US Geological Survey