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Price: Free! Words: 9,630. Language: Russian. Published: June 10, 2012. Categories: 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 Science of Volcanoes
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Earth Sciences / Earthquakes & Volcanoes
Volcanos are one of the most destructive natural disasters known to man--but what makes them tick? In this book (just for kids), you will learn about how volcanoes start, different types, and where they are most active. This easy to understand book will help you understand volcanoes in no time at all. KidCaps is an imprint of BookCaps; each month we are adding more history books (just for kids!)
Apollo and America's Moon Landing Program: Lunar Scientist Oral Histories, including George Carruthers, Edgar Cortright, Farouk El-Baz, James Head, Wilmot Hess, William Muehlberger, Leon Silver
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 256,050. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The fascinating oral histories of important Apollo lunar program scientists and researchers - converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction - provide new insights into this extraordinary effort, with vital observations about an era of space history that changed the world.
Northstar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
In NORTHSTAR, the fate of Northstar Dam is threatened by environmentalists; the fate of fiery Shannon Caine is threatened by corrupt politician Adam Van Tress. Engineer Thomas Martel gets embroiled in this mayhem while a crusty old geologist tries to stop his world from coming down around him. Set in Truckee in the Sierra Nevada, NORTHSTAR is a bumpy ride in the black '65 Mustang of Shannon Cain.
Sense of Wonder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
There are many kinds of mystery, especially on the Moon! Sit down and have a drink with a Lunar rockhound as he tells you his tale: the trials and tribulations and even humiliations he endured just so that he could do tedious, difficult work on Luna. But on the Moon, even an ordinary day of work is extraordinary; and for this Lunar geologist, this day will be the culmination of a lifetime's dream.
Steadily Moving Forward - The Life of Dr. Robert Charles Wallace
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012 by Alder Book Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Teachers & educators
Dr. R.C. Wallace did more to open up the northern territories of Manitoba and Alberta, in the early 1900's, than any other Canadian, leading its exploration and development. As an educator at some of Canada's top universities and President of Queen's University, he championed the development of the north by inspiring many of his students.
The Space Explorer: Jimmy Philips and the Knot Civilization
Price: Free! Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Science & Technology, Fiction » Children’s books » Animals / Dinosaurs & Prehistoric Creatures
In the 23rd century, humanity has discovered the means warp space and time in order to explore the universe. Sean Philips, a research scientist, with his two children Jimmy and Amy travel the Milky Way galaxy in a private vessel known as the S.E. Dragonfly. On an expedition to a strange new world, Sean Philips is lost while at work and the children embark on an adventure to find him.
Atomic Gold
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 101,680. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The reader is thrust headlong into Logan Bechard's perilous exploits, as the brilliant young geologist fights to save the world from a terrifying communist regime bent on world domination. A masterful blend of high-stakes action and poignant real world issues like dwindling fossil fuels and the justice and equality movement fighting for south Sudan’s independence against Khartoum’s Islamic state.
Turquoise Stone of Heaven
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Geology, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
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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.
My Trinities
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 119,100. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
This is not your grandpa's guidebook! Finally a comprehensive guide, with attitude, to Northern California's most spectacular wilderness area, the Trinity Alps. 60 photos. Based on first-hand knowledge of 188 lakes, all major peaks and trails, plus backcountry info not in other books. Geology, history, botany, swimming holes, bear dens, life-or-death narratives, and humor throughout.