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Stone by Stone

The Magnificent History in New England's Stone Walls

Stone by Stone( )
Author: Thorson, Robert
ISBN:978-0-8027-7687-7
Publication Date:Mar 2004
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.00
Book Description:

There once may have been 250,000 miles of stone walls in America's Northeast, stretching farther than the distance to the moon. They took three billion man-hours to build. And even though most are crumbling today, they contain a magnificent scientific and cultural story--about the geothermal forces that formed their stones, the tectonic movements that brought them to the surface, the glacial tide that broke them apart, the earth that held them for so long, and about the humans who...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: House & Home / General
Technology & Engineering / Construction / Masonry
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.43 x 7.79 x 0.66 Inches
Book Weight:0.74 Pounds



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