Cities and Geology by Robert F. Legget, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1973

New York – City Block & New York – Central Park

Bedrock Geology of Central Park, New York City, (M.S. Thesis) by Bruce Taterka, Department of Geology and Geography, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, Contribution No. 61, 1987

City of New York Parks & Recreation,

Continental Collisions and Ancient Volcanoes, The Geology of Southeastern New York by Yngvar W. Isachsen, The State Education Department, New York State Geological Survey, Educational Leaflet 24, 1980

The Foundation Geology of New York City by Charles Baskerville, in Geological Society of America, Reviews in Engineering Geology, Volume V, 1982

Geology of Central Park – From Rocks to Ice, a paper by Charles Merguerian and Mickey Merguerian,

New York City: Juxtaposition of Cambrian and Ordovician Miogeoclinal and Eugeoclinal Rocks by Charles Baskerville, Environmental, Engineering, and Urban Geology in the United States, Volume I: New York and Washington, DC, 28th International Geological Congress.

Underneath New York by Harry Granick and Robert Sullivan Jr., Fordham University Press, 1991

Boston Basin

The Avalon and Nashoba Terranes (Eastern Margin of the Appalachian Orogen in Southeastern New England) by Christopher Hepburn, et. al. Field Trip Guidebook for the Northeastern United States: 1993 Boston GSA, 1993

Highlights of Proterozoic Geology of Boston by Nicholas Rast, et al., Field Trip Guidebook for the Northeastern United States: 1993 Boston GSA, 1993

The Massachusetts Geological Survey,

Puddingstone, Drumlins, and Ancient Volcanoes, A Geologic Field Guide Along Historic Trails of Greater Boston by James W. Skehan, S. J., WesStone Press, 1979

Recent Developments in the Study of the Boston Bay Group by Richard Bailey and Benjamin Bland, in the Guidebook for Geological Field Trips in New England, Geological Society of America (GSA), 2001

Roadside Geology of Massachusetts by James W. Skehan, Mountain Press Publishing Company, 2001

A Roxbury Review by Margaret Thompson and Anne Grunow, Guidebook to Field Trips from Boston, MA to Saco Bay, ME, 96th New England Intercollegiate Geologic Conference, 2004

San Francisco

Assembling California by John McPhee, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1994

A Crack in the Edge of the World by Simon Winchester, Harper Collins, 2005

Geology and natural history of the San Francisco Bay Area; a field-trip guidebook, edited by Stoffer, P.W. and Gordon, L.C., U. S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2188, available at

Geology of the San Francisco Bay Region by Doris Sloan, California Natural History Guides, University of California Press, 2006

Geologic Trips: San Francisco and the Bay Area by Ted Konigsmark, GeoPress, 1998

Preliminary Geologic Map of Marin and San Francisco Counties and Parts of Alameda, Contra Costa and Sonoma Counties, California by M. C. Blake Jr., et. al., San Francisco Bay Region Environment and Resources Planning Study, Miscellaneous Field Studies Map MF-574, USGS, 1974

Rocks and Geology in the San Francisco Bay Region by Philip Stoffer, U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin 2195, available at

Roadside Geology of Northern and Central California by David Alt and Donald W. Hyndman, Mountain Press Publishing Company, 2000

San Francisco Bay Region Geology and Geologic Hazards Website

A Streetcar to Subduction, and other Plate Tectonic Trips by Public Transport in San Francisco by Clyde Wahrhaftig, American Geophysical Union, 1984

Minneapolis-St. Paul

Hydrogeology of the Paleozoic bedrock in southeastern Minnesota by Runkel, A.C., Tipping, R.G., Alexander, E.C., Jr., Green, J.A., Mossler, J.H., and Alexander, S.C., Minnesota Geological Survey, 2003

Minnesota’s Geology by Richard W. Ojakangas and Charles L. Matsch, University of Minnesota Press, 1982

Roadside Geology of Minnesota by Richard W. Ojakangas, Mountain Press Publishing Company, 2009

Minnesota Geological Survey,


Roadside Geology of Vermont and New Hampshire by Bradford B. Van Diver, Mountain Press Publishing Company, 1987

Vermont Geological Suervey,



Contaminant Hydrogeology by C. W. Fetter, Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1999

Physical and Chemical Hydrogeology by Patrick Domenico and Franklin Schwartz, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1997



National Groundwater Association,

Applied Hydrogeology by C. W. Fetter, Prentice Hall Inc., 2000

Groundwater by R. Allan Freeze and John A. Cherry, Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1979

Groundwater and Wells by Fletcher Driscoll, Johnson Filtration Systems, Inc., 1986

Pennsylvania – Shale Gas

U. S. Environmental Protection Agency,

U. S. Geological Survey,,