A Field Guide to Geology: Eastern North America (The Peterson Field Guide Series) by David C. Roberts and W. Grant Hodson (Illustrator)

Shows various layers of the earth

With more than 130 color photographs and 170 drawings, this book shows how to read geological history: plate movements, earthquakes, glaciers, rivers, seas, and other forces that have shaped the earth over millions of years. Each geological region of eastern North America is described vividly and illustrated with detailed maps and cross sections. Highway tours tell where to go to find the best examples of each kind of formation. (Amazon Product Description)