Sea Islands of Georgia: Their Geologic History (Paperback)

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The "Golden Isles" off Georgia's coast are important sources of history and legend. Oglethorpe's activities there, the Battle of Bloody Marsh, Fort Frederica, Spanish missionaries--all are prominent in Georgia history. Published in 1948, Sea Islands of Georgia focuses on their geologic history as it was understood at the time. Count D. Gibson describes the various stages in the formation of the islands and explains modifications that occurred in the past. General information about tides, artesian wells, winds, climate, and other natural phenomena are included. Sea Islands of Georgia was intended to be a resource for visitors to the Georgia coast.

About the Author

COUNT D. GIBSON was head of the Department of Geology at the Georgia School of Technology. As a child, he developed an interest in the natural history of Georgia's coast during summers spent on St. Simon's Island, where he eventually retired.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780820334943
ISBN-10: 0820334944
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publication Date: January 1st, 2010
Pages: 80
Language: English