ISBN-10:
0874804329
ISBN-13:
9780874804324
Pub. Date:
11/28/1993
Publisher:
University of Utah Press
Canyonlands Country: Geology of Canyonlands and Arches National Parks / Edition 1

Canyonlands Country: Geology of Canyonlands and Arches National Parks / Edition 1

by Donald L. Baars

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ISBN-13: 9780874804324
Publisher: University of Utah Press
Publication date: 11/28/1993
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 138
Sales rank: 1,155,569
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Donald L. Baars has spent thirty-five years in geological research on the Colorado Plateau. He is now a geologist with the Kansas Geological Survey.
 

Table of Contents

List of Maps
Preface

Part One: Geologic History
1. Canyonlands Country
2. The Colorado Plateau Province
3. It's About Time
4. In the Beginning
5. The Early Years
6. It Hits the Fan
7. Red Beds Inherit the Earth
8. Mesozoic Times
9. Orogenous Zones
10. Canyon Cutting

Part Two: Geological Tours
11. Arches National Park
12. Island in the Sky
13. The Needles District
14. The Maze and Elaterite Basin
15. The Labyrinth and Stillwater Canyon
16. Meander Canyon
17. Cataract Canyon

Suggested Reading
Glossary
Index
Geologic Time Scale

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