Roadside Geology of Colorado / Edition 2

Roadside Geology of Colorado / Edition 2

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by Halka Chronic, Chronic, Felicie Williams
     
 

ISBN-10: 0878424474

ISBN-13: 9780878424474

Pub. Date: 10/28/2002

Publisher: Mountain Press Publishing Company, Inc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878424474
Publisher:
Mountain Press Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
422
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.99(d)
Age Range:
9 Years

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
Geologic Time Chartxii
I.A Foundation to Rest On1
Continents Adrift1
History--The Underlying Theme4
Coming to Terms4
Colorado through the Ages9
The Final Touch17
Gold Is Where You Find It18
Fossil Fuels19
II.Denver and Colorado Springs21
Denver Area21
Red Rocks Park--Dinosaur Ridge Area24
Mount Evans29
Boulder--Estes Park--Central City Loop32
Colorado Springs Area41
Garden of the Gods42
Cave of the Winds44
Pikes Peak46
Cripple Creek and Gold Camp Road50
III.High Plains and Piedmont57
Cretaceous Sea57
Rising Mountains and Sagging Basins58
Mid-Tertiary Regional Uplift59
Road Guides
Interstate 25: Wyoming--Denver60
Interstate 25: Denver--Colorado Springs65
Interstate 25: Colorado Springs--Walsenburg69
Interstate 25: Walsenburg--New Mexico75
Interstate 70: Kansas--Limon81
Interstate 70: Limon--Denver85
Interstate 76: Julesburg--Fort Morgan87
Interstate 76: Fort Morgan--Denver89
U.S. 24: Limon--Colorado Springs92
U.S. 50: Kansas--La Junta96
U.S. 50: La Junta--Canon City100
Colorado 115: Colorado Springs--Penrose105
IV.Ranges Folded and Faulted109
Mountain-Building Events in Colorado109
Road Guides
Interstate 70/U.S. 6: Denver--Dillon117
Interstate 70: Dillon--Dotsero122
Interstate 70: Dotsero--Rifle127
U.S. 24: Colorado Springs--Antero Junction137
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument139
U.S. 24: Buena Vista--Interstate 70143
U.S. 34: Loveland--Granby via Rocky Mountain National Park149
U.S. 40: Empire--Kremmling158
U.S. 40: Kremmling--Steamboat Springs163
U.S. 50: Canon City--Poncha Springs167
U.S. 50: Poncha Springs--Gunnison175
U.S. 160: Walsenburg--Alamosa180
Great Sand Dunes National Monument185
U.S. 285: Denver--Fairplay189
U.S. 285: Fairplay--Poncha Springs195
U.S. 285: Poncha Springs--New Mexico201
U.S. 287: Wyoming--Loveland206
Colorado 9: Kremmling--Fairplay211
Colorado 14: Teds Place--Gould218
Colorado 14: Gould--U.S. 40223
Colorado 82: Glenwood Springs--Aspen227
Marble229
Maroon Bells233
Colorado 82: Aspen--U.S. 24 via Independence Pass235
V.Volcanic San Juan Mountains239
Volcanic Rocks243
Pleistocene to Recent Time247
Road Guides
U.S. 50: Gunnison--Montrose247
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park252
U.S. 160: Alamosa--Pagosa Springs257
U.S. 550: Montrose--Silverton262
U.S. 550: Silverton--Durango269
Colorado 135: Gunnison--Crested Butte274
Colorado 145: Telluride--Cortez278
Colorado 149: South Fork--Blue Mesa Reservoir284
VI.Plateau Country293
Precambrian Time294
Paleozoic Time294
Mesozoic Time295
Cenozoic Time296
Road Guides
Interstate 70: Rifle--Utah299
Colorado National Monument305
U.S. 40: Steamboat Springs--Craig313
U.S. 40: Craig--Utah317
Dinosaur National Monument321
U.S. 50: Montrose--Grand Junction325
U.S. 160: Pagosa Springs--Durango329
U.S. 160: Durango--Four Corners333
Mesa Verde National Park337
Colorado 13: Craig--Rifle340
Colorado 62: Ridgway--Placerville345
Colorado 64 and Colorado 139: Dinosaur--Loma349
Colorado 65 and Colorado 92: Interstate 70--Delta via Grand Mesa355
Colorado 141: Whitewater--Naturita359
Colorado 145: Naturita--Telluride369
For More Information374
Glossary378
Index387

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