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Roadside Geology of Massachusetts

 
Learn about the Geology of Massachusetts with maps, photos and expert descriptions! This 6"x9" paperback has 392 pages that are packed with detailed information about Massachusetts Geology. See table of contents at the bottom of this page. James W. Skehan, author.

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Roadside Geology of Massachusetts - Table of Contents

Introduction

1
    Three Supercontinents and an Ocean
8
    Life in Rocks
17
    Glaciation
18

Eastern Seaboard

33
    Merrimack Terrane
35
    Nashoba Terrane
37
    Avalon Terrane
43
    Coal Basins
54
    Meguma Terrane
60
    Jurrasic Time
60
    Glacial Geology
61

Roadguides to the Eastern Seaboard

67
    Boston Harbor Islands and the Peninsulas
67
    The Islands: Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket
77
    US 6: Cape Cod
82
    Interstate 90 (Mass Pike): Boston - Auburn
96
    Interstate 93: Methuen - Medford
108
    Interstate 95: Canton - Attleboro
112
    Interstate 95: Salisbury - Peabody
120
    Interstate 95 / Massachusetts 128: Peabody - Braintree
127
    Interstate 195: Wareham - Seekonk
133
    Interstate 495: Salisbury - Chelmsford
142
    Interstate 495: Chelmsford - Westborough
151
    Interstate 495: Westborough - Norton
158
    Interstate 495: Norton - Cape Cod Canal
163
    Massachusetts 2: Cambridge - Leominster
171
    Massachusetts 3 (The Southeast Expressway): Quincy - Sagamore Bridge
183
    Massachusetts 12 and 13: Webster - Townsend
193
    Massachusetts 24: Randolph - Fall River
204
    Massachusetts 128: Gloucester - Peabody
210

Central Lowland and Bronson Hill Upland

219
    Colliding Continents
219
    Merrimack Terrane
222
    Mesozoic Rift Basins
225
    Glacial Geology
228

Roadguides to the Central Lowland and Bronson Hill Upland

235
    Interstate 90 (Mass Pike): Auburn - Springfield Area
235
    Interstate 91: Connecticut River Valley
242
    Massachusetts 2: Fitchburg - Connecticut River
258
    Massachusetts 9: Worcester - Amherst
265
    Massachusetts 32: South Monson - Royalston
272

The Berkshires

283
    Laurentian Terranes
285
    Glacial Geology
295

Roadguides to the Berkshires

299
    Interstate 90 (Mass Pike): Westfield - West Stockbridge
299
    US 7: Sheffield - Williamstown
310
    Massachusetts 2 (The Mohawk Trail): Greenfield - Williamstown
321
    Massachusetts 9: Northampton - Pittsfield
332
    A Circuitous Route through the Berkshire Hills: Sandisfield - Heath
340

Glossary

351

Selected Reading

360

Index

367

 

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