Stories of Rocks

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Stories of Rocks

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The Earth in Past Ages, by Sophie Bledsoe Herrick, New York: American Books Company, (1888)

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Stories of Our Mother Earth, by Harold W. Fairbanks,San Francisco: The Whitaker & Ray Company, (1899).

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The Story of the Yosemite Valley.........................................103

Where Our Salt Comes From.................................................

When the Mastodon Lived

The Story of the Colorado River

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This Home of Ours.................................................................

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What We Saw in an Ocean Cliff

How Islands are Formed.........................................................

Coal,TheWhereDownTheCrater....................................................................................126Lake...........................................................................131LavaPlateauoftheNorthwest......................................136inaGoldMine...........................................................141theQuicksilverisMade............................................148AutobiographyofaNugget...........................................154Graphite,Diamond.....................................................160

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An Extinct Volcano Caves

The History of a Package of Borax.........................................

A Rainstorm in the Desert......................................................

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Mono Lake..............................................................................

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The Work of the Wind...........................................................

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The Story of Petroleum

The Rock

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The Making of Mountains

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The Story of San Francisco Bay..............................................

A Curious California River

An Ancient Oyster Bed

How the Soil is Formed

A Handful of Sand..................................................................

Introduction..............................................................................

Table of Contents

Stories of Our Mother Earth.......................................7

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Table of Contents The Earth in Past Ages .......................................... 167 What is Geology? ..................................................................169 The Clue Found in the Rocks...............................................175 Water ....................................................................................185 The Reign of Fire ..................................................................195 Fire and Water ......................................................................205 The Ice-King at Work...........................................................215 Plants As Builders.................................................................225 The Builders Under the Sea..................................................235 The Crust of the Earth..........................................................245 TheTheTheAMetalsMountain-Building................................................................252atHome.....................................................................260StudyofBones..................................................................270DawnofLife..................................................................276ReignofFishes..............................................................285ReignofPlants..............................................................293 “Striking Oil”........................................................................303 Salt TheTheBirdsTheThe........................................................................................312ReignofReptiles............................................................318BottomoftheSea..........................................................329ofthePast....................................................................338ReignofLandMonsters.................................................348ComingofMan..............................................................357

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By Harold W. Fairbanks

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Introduction

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This Home of Ours

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The Rock Floor

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How the Soil is Formed

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A Handful of Sand

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The Work of the Wind

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A Curious California River

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The Story of San Francisco Bay

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An Ancient Oyster Bed

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A Rainstorm in the Desert

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The Story of Petroleum

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The History of a Package of Borax

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Where Our Salt Comes From

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Mono Lake

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The Story of the Colorado River

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What We Saw in an Ocean Cliff

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How Islands are Formed

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The Story of the Yosemite Valley

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When the Mastodon Lived

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The Making of Mountains

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An Extinct Volcano

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Caves

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Crater Lake

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The Lava Plateau of the Northwest

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Down in a Gold Mine

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Where the Quicksilver is Made

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The Autobiography of a Nugget

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Coal, Graphite, Diamond

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By Sophie Bledsoe Herrick

The Earth in Past Ages

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Chapter I

What is Geology?

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The Clue Found in the Rocks.

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Chapter III Water

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The Reign of Fire

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Fire and Water

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The Ice-King at Work

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Chapter VII Plants As Builders

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The Builders Under the Sea

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The Crust of the Earth

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Chapter X Mountain-Building

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Metals at Home

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Chapter XII

A Study of Bones

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Chapter XIII

The Dawn of Life

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The Reign of Fishes

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The Reign of Plants

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Chapter XVI “Striking Oil”

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Chapter XVII Salt

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The Reign of Reptiles

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Chapter XVIII

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The Bottom of the Sea

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The Reign of Land Monsters

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Chapter XXII The Coming of Man

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