Pages of Stone, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780898866803
  • Publisher: Mountaineers Books, The
  • Publication date: 4/28/2004
  • Series: Pages of Stone Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,145,155
  • Product dimensions: 8.54 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Table of Contents

Prefaces 9
Part 1 Of Earth and Time
I. The Colorado Plateau 14
II. Plateau Architecture 17
III. The Earth's Interior 20
IV. Continents on the Move 20
V. Rocks and Minerals 23
VI. Geologic Dating 26
VII. Maps and Figures 28
VIII. The Plateau Story 28
IX. Other Reading 33
Part 2 The National Parks and Monuments
Arches National Park 36
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park 46
Bryce Canyon National Park and Cedar Breaks National Monument 52
Canyon de Chelly National Monument 60
Canyonlands National Park 65
Capitol Reef National Park 74
Chaco Culture National Historical Park 81
Colorado National Monument 84
Dinosaur National Monument 89
El Morro National Monument 95
Grand Canyon National Park 98
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument 110
Hovenweep and Canyons of the Ancients National Monuments 116
Mesa Verde National Park 119
Natural Bridges National Monument 123
Navajo National Monument 127
Petrified Forest National Park 131
Rainbow Bridge National Monument 136
Sunset Crater National Monument 139
Vermilion Cliffs National Monument 144
Walnut Canyon National Monument 147
Wupatki National Monument 151
Zion National Park 155
Glossary 164
Index 169
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