View more books by Thomas H. Hooker: Silent Woods, The Last Ice Age and the Leelanau Peninsula, The Catcher: Shadows to Light

The Last Ice Age and the Leelanau Peninsula: Pleistocene and Lake Michigan

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ISBN: 9781457535260
72 pages

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The diverse glacial geology and the variety of rocks are staggering in this region. As an old geologist, I believe the Leelanau Peninsula and the Sleeping Bear Dunes region are some of the most beautiful and scenic areas on the entire planet.

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About Thomas H. Hooker

Thomas grew up in western Pennsylvania; he currently lives in Fort Worth, Texas and spends summer and fall months at his home in Northport, Michigan. He and his wife, Kristen, appreciate splitting time between their homes. A retired Chemist and Geologist, Thomas has a BS in Geology from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Thomas is an accomplished songwriter who enjoys playing acoustic guitar.

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Excerpt

Have you ever marveled at the beautiful scenery on the Leelanau Peninsula and wondered what events helped fashion the dunes, the water, and the topography?

Imagine a mile-high mountain of ice, rising in the foreground along the horizon; it is majestic and alive with movement and activity in it and all around it. During the last Ice Age, early man was certainly alive and evolving.

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