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geologic story of the national parks and monuments

David V. Harris

geologic story of the national parks and monuments

by David V. Harris

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Published by Wiley and Sons in New York, Chichester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- United States.,
  • National parks and reserves -- United States.,
  • Natural monuments -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography, p. 243-251.

    StatementDavid V. Harris.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE77
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 263 p. :
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20365334M

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The geologic story of the national parks and monuments 4th ed. by David V. Harris Published by Wiley in New by: 2. Geologic story of the national parks and monuments. [Fort Collins]: Colorado State University Foundation Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All. Highlights the local history as well as the geologic features and developments of national parks formed by stream erosion and weathering, glaciers and wave action, igneous activity, mountain building and uplift, and ground water.

Preview this book». Additional Physical Format: Online version: Harris, David V. Geologic story of the national parks and monuments. New York: Chichester: Wiley, Geologic story of the national parks and monuments. Fort Collins, Colo. ( S.W. Aylesworth, Fort Collins ): Colorado State University Foundation Press, Colorado State University, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: David.

Lavishly illustrated with nearly stunning photographs and maps and featuring greatly expanded coverage of the geological story, history, and culture of U.S.

parks and monuments, this new edition of Dr. David Harris's classic text is an ideal introduction to the principles of geology for students and nature enthusiasts alike.

While Pennsylvanian and Permian rocks were being laid down in and southwest of the park, a large area to the northeast, called by geologists the Uncompahgre Highland (because it occupied the same general area as part of the present Uncompahgre Plateau), rose slowly above sea level.

Full text of "Geologic Story of Arches National You may be interested in brief accounts of the geology of other national parks and monuments, or other areas of special interest, such as the reports on the Uinta Moun- tains by Hansen (), Mount Rainier by Crandell (), Yellowstone National Park by Keefer (), and ones by me on.

Get this from a library. The geologic story of the national parks and monuments. [David V Harris]. windows into the earth grand teton grand tetons yellowstone and grand well written national parks teton national going to yellowstone geology of the region excellent book trip to yellowstone yellowstone geology book is well geology of yellowstone park geological geologic interested understanding by: Beginning with Hawaii and the Pacific borderlands and moving progressively eastward to the Appalachian Mountains and the coastal plains of the East Coast, they provide you with a geologist's-eye view of the landforms, mountains, and bodies of water encountered in over 70 national parks and monuments, /5(3).

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Baars, (Univ of New Mexico, ). • Exploring Our National Parks and Monuments by D. In Parks and Plates, Robert J. Lillie explains the fascinating geological processes that have formed these dramatic volcanoes, shorelines, and landscapes.

Structuring the text around major geological features, Lillie highlights geologic patterns across many different parks and uses over park sites to illustrate plate tectonics visually/5.

National Parks and Physiographic Provinces Learn about physiographic provinces and the regional geology of the United States. Most national parks and monuments preserve geologic features and landscapes that are representative of the larger physiographic regions where they occur.

Click here to download a larger version of the map (or click on. RéSUMé OF GEOLOGIC HISTORY AND PARKS. IN THE GEOLOGIC STORY of the Monument discussed on pages 17 to 94, the geologic processes and events leading to the Monument of today were told in the order in which they occurred; therefore, the details of the geologic history have already been covered.

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READ THE NEW BOOK Parks and Plates: The Geology of Our National Parks, Monuments, and Seashores. oscar. PDF The Geologic Story of the National Parks and Monuments 4th Edition Read Online. Sunitakristeen. DAVID V. HARRIS, PhD (deceased), was a professor of geology at Colorado State University from until He was the author of the first three editions of this book, and coauthor of the Fourth Edition, then titled Geologic Story of National Parks and Monuments.The geologic story of Colorado National Monument [with graphics by John R.

Stacy]: Fruita, Colo., Colorado and Black Canyon Natural History Assoc., 56 p. _____ The geologic story of Canyonlands National Park, with graphics by John R. Stacy: U.S. Geol. Survey Bull.This volume covers the geology of most National Park Service and State Park areas in the state of Utah (5 National Parks, 6 National Monuments, 2 National Recreation Areas, 1 Geologic Area, 1 Tribal Park, 10 State Parks).