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The REMINISCING of a Would-Be PROSPECTOR
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2014 by Nancy Maddux Thornton. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
"Gold Fever": most anyone who "caught it" went to their grave, still dreaming of striking it rich. So it was with my father, Harvey Maddux. Gold forever glittered in his dreams.
Turquoise Stone of Heaven
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
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This book offers an in-depth look at the geology and cultural history of one of humanity’s oldest and most beautiful gemstones, by an author with twenty years of experience as a jeweler, gem and mineral retailer, and research scientist.
Cenozoic Age
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 23,020. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Paleontology
The Cenozoic or Tertiary Era, derives its name from the greek and means "recent life". It covers the long period of time ranging from 65 to 1.8 million years ago. For the great success of the Mammals, the Cenozoic is also called the Age of Mammals.Birds conquer the heavens, no longer dominated by the flying reptiles. Toward the end of this Age will come out early hominids.
Mesozoic Age
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 25,500. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Paleontology
The Mesozoic or Secondary Era, extends for a period ranging from 251 to 65 million years ago. Also called as the Age of Reptiles, derives its name from the greek mesos, "middle", because it was placed in between the ancient (Paleozoic) and recent (Cenozoic) where he witnessed a veritable explosion in the number of living species and formed the majority of sedimentary rocks.
Paleozoic Age
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
The Palaeozoic or Primary Era spans a period of time ranging from 542 million to 251 million years ago. The name Paleozoic, derives from the fact that, in the past, it was considered the first geological age. The Paleozoic covers a range of about 300 million years, giving rise to many forms of life, until the appearance of thecodonts, commonly believed to be the ancestors of dinosaurs.
Precambrian Age
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 17,150. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
The Precambrian is the oldest era of Earth's history, and, of its origins (4 billion and 500 million years ago), the appearance of the first invertebrates with exoskeletons (542 million years ago). In this long period of time, the planet, newly formed, was affected by cosmic events and geological shocking that border on the limits of imagination.
Children Find Diamonds in Arkansas
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Series: Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas, Book 9 · Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » National Parks
It is amazing to realize that there is a state park in Arkansas that has genuine diamonds and visitors are allowed to keep the gems they find. Even more fascinating is the fact that many children have found valuable diamonds there. This ebooks tells the fascinating, true stories of some of the larger, more remarkable finds children have made at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park.
Atlantis the Eyewitnesses, Part III Destruction of Atlantis
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Series: Learning Ancient Secrets. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 27,220. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
We found an account of Atlantis written 9,250 years before Plato. We provide archeological finds and scientific facts that convincing prove that Atlantis really did exist. And we have found the remains. We present the evidence for the creation; the destruction; and the legacy of Atlantis. This is Part III The Destruction of Atlantis.
Summary for the book
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Price: Free! Words: 9,630. Language: Russian. Published: June 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
This is a summary of the book published back in 1953 by George D. Khizanashvili in Tbilisi, Georgia. / Предлягаем Вашему вниманию краткое содержание книги опубликованной в 1953 году Георгием Хизанашвили в Тбилиси, Грузия.
The Teton Range Formation in the Rocky Mountains of North America
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
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This book describes the land and water formations that became the Teton Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. Photographs and references included.
L'Era Primordiale
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: Italian. Published: March 13, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Earth sciences
Il Precambriano è l'era più antica della storia della Terra, e, va dalle sue origini (4 miliardi e 500 milioni di anni fa), alla comparsa dei primi invertebrati con esoscheletro (542 milioni di anni fa). In questo lunghissimo lasso di tempo, il pianeta, appena formatosi, venne interessato da eventi cosmici e geologici sconvolgenti che rasentano i limiti dell’immaginario.
Historic Diamonds Return to Arkansas
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Series: Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas, Book 8 · Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
A set of 10 diamonds had been hidden away in a natural history museum in Philadelphia for decades. They weighed nearly a total of 23 carats. Once they finally resurfaced they made their way back to their native state and are now on public display in Piggott, Arkansas. See photos and read the amazing story about each of these unique, USA diamonds.
Digging Up Arkansas Diamond Mining History
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Series: Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas, Book 7 · Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
In this ebook you will work alongside the author as he digs up some ninety-year-old bricks at Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park. The bricks have letters inscribed on them. Together you will follow the clues and figure out the mystery of the history that these bricks are trying to tell us.
Pursuing Arkansas Gold and Diamonds
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Series: Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas, Book 3 · Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
This is the true story of how the author sought for, and found, genuine diamonds and gold in Arkansas. His discovery was awarded “One of the Best Finds of 2008” by Western and Eastern Treasure Magazine. Exact locations and details are given so that the reader, too, can pursue and find Arkansas gold and diamonds.
How To Find Genuine Diamonds in Arkansas
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Series: Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas, Book 2 · Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
Learn the 3 main methods for finding diamonds at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park so you can find, and keep, genuine diamonds of your own. The author has found over 200 diamonds in Arkansas. Two of them weighed over two carats each. Learn from a pro then translate your new-found knowledge into valuable diamond finds.
Finding a Big Arkansas Diamond
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Series: Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas, Book 1 · Genuine Diamonds Found in Arkansas. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
The author has found over 200 diamonds at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park. He writes from his personal experiences and tells how he and his brother narrowly missed finding a big, 8.61-carat gem.
Ancient Earth and the First Ancestors: A Cultural and Geological Journey
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,250. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
In this sequel to “Talking Rocks” an earth scientist and an Ojibwe elder travel across Minnesota exploring the ancient rocks that make up a large part of that state. As the geologist brings to life the worlds these rocks created, the elder, through stories, oral history, and science illustrates how his people had an intimate understanding of, and respect for, these ancient rocks.
2012 Guide to Natural Gas Hydraulic Fracturing from Shale Formations - Improving the Safety and Performance of Hydraulic Fracturing and Fracking
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 114,430. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
The important controversy over hydraulic fracturing for shale gas production is covered in detail in this ebook, with a collection of up-to-date official documents and publications on the risks and rewards of shale gas. New material includes the work of the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board Natural Gas Subcommittee striving to improve the safety and environmental performance of fracturing.
FEMA Document Series: Risk Management Series: Designing for Earthquakes - A Manual for Architects - Providing Protection to People and Buildings (FEMA 454)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,720. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) document is intended to explain the principles of seismic design for those without a technical background in engineering and seismology. The primary intended audience is that of architects and includes practicing architects, architectural students, and faculty in architectural schools who teach structures and seismic design.
Cobbles, Gravel, Sand, ... Oh My!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 730. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology
Here is an Earth Science Project that is fun and educational. It has been tried out by hundreds of kids from the 3rd grade on up. It can be used for the classroom or the home, either way, your kids will have fun!