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GENERAL GEOLOGY AND VERMONT GEOLOGY REFERENCES

Books and Field Guides

The Nature of Vermont: Introduction and Guide to a New England Environment, C. Johnson, University Press of New England, 1980, 276 p.

Roadside Geology of Vermont and New Hampshire, B. Van Diver, Mountain Press Publishing Co., 1987, 240 p.
Rocks and Minerals, Vol. 71, No. 4, Vermont Issue, July/August 1996, Heldref Publications, Washington, D.C.
1997 New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference Guidebook, Dept. of Natural Sciences, Castleton State College, Castleton, VT 05735
1999 New England Intercollegiate Geological Conference Guidebook, Dept. of Geology, University of Vermont, Burlington,VT 05405

Click here for a reading list recommended by some members of the Vermont Geological Society.

Geology Materials for Children
Magic School Bus: Inside the Earth, J. Cole, Scholastic Trade, 1989
If You Find a Rock, P. Christian,, Illustrated by B. H. Lember, Harcourt, 2000
The Planet Earth: Inside Out, G. Gibbons, 1998, Mulberry Books
The Big Rock, B. Hiscock, Aladdin Paperback, 1999
Rocks in his Head, C. O. Hurst, Greenwillow, 2001
The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins, B. Kerley, Ill. by B. Selznick, Scholastic Trade, 2001
Snowflake Bentley, J. Martin, Ill. by M. Azarian, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1998
Stone Wall Secrets, K. & R. Thorson, Tilbury House, Gardiner, Maine (1-800-582-1899), 1998

The Pebble in My Pocket: A History of Our Earth, C. Coady & M. Hooper, Viking Childrens Books, 1996

Our Patchwork Planet: The Story of Plate Tectonics Vol. 1, by G. Maestro & H. R. Sattler, Lothrop Lee and Shepherd, 1995
Sand, E. Prager, Ill. by N. Woodman, National Geographic Society, 2002

Places to Visit  
Button Bay State Park, Vergennes, VT 05491; seasonal

(802) 475-2377; 241-3655

ECHO-Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, One College St., Burlington, VT 05401 (802) 864-1848
Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, Main and Prospect St., St. Johnsbury, VT 05819 (802) 748-2372
Goodsell Ridge Preserve , Isle LaMotte, VT  
Montshire Museum of Science, Montshire Road, PO Box 770, Norwich, VT 05055 (802) 649-2200
Mt. Philo State Park, Charlotte, VT 05445; seasonal (802) 425-2390
North Branch Nature Center, 713 Elm St., Montpelier, VT 05602 (802) 229-6206
Perkins Geology Museum, Perkins Hall, UVM, Burlington, VT 05045 (802) 656-8694
Quechee Gorge, Quechee State park, Quechee, VT (802) 295-2990
Rock of Ages Visitor Center, 558 Graniteville Rd., Graniteville, VT 05641-0482 (802) 476-3115
Slate Valley Museum, 17 Water St., Granville, NY 12832
(518) 642-1417
Vermont Marble Exhibit, 52 Main St., Proctor, VT 05765; open mid-May through October and featuring new exhibits (800) 427-1390

Mineral Societies and Clubs
Burlington Gem and Mineral Club, PO Box 1712, South Burlington, VT 05402-1712
Mineralogical Society of Brattleboro, PO Box 37, South Acworth, NH 03607
Rutland Rock and Mineral Club, PO Box 339, Wallingford, VT 05773-0339

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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