Geological Evolution of the Colorado Plateau of Eastern Utah and Western Colorado

Geological Evolution of the Colorado Plateau of Eastern Utah and Western Colorado

by Robert Fillmore
     
 

Robert Fillmore’s clear, easy-to-read text documents spectacular features of the eastern Colorado Plateau, one of the most interesting and scenic geologic regions in the world. The area covered in detail stretches from the Book Cliffs to the deep canyons of the San Juan River area. The events that shaped this vast region are clearly described and include the

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Overview

Robert Fillmore’s clear, easy-to-read text documents spectacular features of the eastern Colorado Plateau, one of the most interesting and scenic geologic regions in the world. The area covered in detail stretches from the Book Cliffs to the deep canyons of the San Juan River area. The events that shaped this vast region are clearly described and include the most recent interpretations of ongoing geologic forces. The book also includes mile-by-mile road logs with explanations of the various features for most of the scenic roads in the region, including Arches National Park, Canyonlands National Park, and the Natural Bridges area.

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“Fillmore strives to provide more currency, depth, and insight than most general books on Colorado Plateau natural history, while simultaneously utilizing the effective writing style of his previous books to inspire readers to learn more and to extend their exploration of this magnificent region.”—Frank DeCourten, Sierra College

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607810049
Publisher:
University of Utah Press
Publication date:
03/15/2011
Edition description:
1st Edition
Pages:
524
Sales rank:
381,814
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Meet the Author

Robert Fillmore is professor of geology at Western State College of Colorado in Gunnison. He is the author of Geology of the Parks, Monuments, and Wildlands of Southern Utah.

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