Grand Canyon Geology

Grand Canyon Geology

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This volume on the geological formations to be found in America's Grand Canyon will be of interest to practising geologists, geology students and general readers.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 528 pages
  • 166.9 x 231.9 x 28.2mm | 716.68g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • numerous halftones and line illustrations
  • 0195050142
  • 9780195050141

Table of contents

R.S. Babcock: The Cambrian; J.P. Hendricks, & G.M. Stevenson: The Grand Canyon Supergroup: Unkar group; T.D. Ford, & D.P. Elston: The Middle and Upper Grand Canyon Supergroup: Nankoweap Foundation, Chuar Group and Sixtymile Formation; J. Sears: Geologic structure of the Grand Canyon Supergroup; B.T. Middleton, & D.K. Elliot: The Tonto Group; S.S. Beus: The Temple Butte Formation; S.S. Beus: The Mississipian Strata; R.C. Blakey: The Supai Group and Hermit Formation; LT. Middleton, D.K. Elliot, & M.J. Morales: The Coconino Sandstone; C.E. Turner-Peterson: The Taroweap Formation; R. Hopkins: The Kaibab Formation; M.J. Morales: The Mesozoic and Cenozoic; P. Huntoon: The Phanerozoic structural geology of the Grand Canyon; I. Lucchitta: Origin and evolution of the Grand Canyon; S. Kieffer: Hydraulic processes of the Grand Canyon; K. Hamblin: Late Cenozoic lava domes in the Grand Canyon; P.S. Brumbaugh: Earthquakes and seismicity of the Grand Canyon region; R. Hereford, et al: Rock movement and mass wastage in the Grand Canyon; A.R. Potochnik, & S.J. Reynolds: Side canyons of the Colorado river.show more