"An excellent classroom text, and a worthy contribution to public, high school, or undergraduate college library collections."
--The Midwest Book Review

“A detailed, scholarly consideration that explores all facets of the state’s physical evolution.”
--The Midwest Book Review


By presenting the geologic history of Florida from an Earth systems perspective and using conversational and descriptive text, this book succeeds in providing a broad overview for educators and inquisitive non-scientists.
--The Florida Geographer

If geology intrigues you, this book is probably well worth your time.
--The Ledger

An excellent summary of [Florida’s] geologic history which is comprehensive and at the same time, readable.
--Geological Quarterly

A very readable history of the geological events that created the shape, land forms and bodies of water that surround Florida....Whether you are a student, scholar, or just interested in learning more about Florida, you will enjoy this easy to understand, beautifully illustrated look at the geology of Florida.
--The County Insider

The content and presentation go beyond the classic, detailed, time-period-by-time-period approach. . . . [It is] a fusion of storytelling, interesting science narrative, and teaser questions that make the reader think while anticipating the answer.
--Southeastern Geology