Geology of the Lassen Country

Geology of the Lassen Country

The Geologic Story of Lassen
Volcanic National Park and Vicinity

978-1-941624-07-4

The book describes the in intriguing geology and geologic evolution of Lassen Volcanic National Park and surrounding areas. The authors provide an up-to-date source of geologic information specific to Lassen Country based on over 30 years of regional field work.

We invite you to explore Lassen Country through:

  • In-depth natural history discussion of Lassen
    Country covering rock-types, volcanoes, geologic time and more
  • Cultural and historical notes about the region
  • Mile by mile geologic tour through Lassen Volcanic National Park to Old Station
  • Eight detailed hikes to get out and explore the geology of Lassen Country
  • Specific locations to explore the Lassen Volcanic National Park, Hat Creek, and Old Station

Coming in spring 2017

This is an admirably lucid, comprehensive, and well-illustrated guide to one of North America’s most active volcanic areas.  It tells a surprising amount about how this planet works, all the way from geological basics to sophisticated tectonic theories.

– David Rains Wallace