Logo

The Geologic Story of Palo Duro Canyon

Small book cover: The Geologic Story of Palo Duro Canyon

The Geologic Story of Palo Duro Canyon
by

Publisher: The University of Texas at Austin
Number of pages: 61

Description:
This publication does not attempt to describe the scenic beauty of Palo Duro Canyon, for this must be seen to be appreciated. Rather, it discusses the geologic setting and origin of the canyon, the methods by which some of the more interesting geologic features were formed, and briefly reviews the history of the area. Hopefully, it will enable the visitor to understand better the meaning behind the canyon scenery, thereby enhancing his visit.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple formats)

Similar books

Book cover: Common Minerals and RocksCommon Minerals and Rocks
by - D.C. Heath & Co
Our work in this short course will be limited to dynamical and structural geology. We will sketch the forces now concerned in the formation of rocks and rock-structures and the composition and other characteristics of the common minerals and rocks.
(1601 views)
Book cover: Laboratory Manual for Introductory GeologyLaboratory Manual for Introductory Geology
by - University of North Georgia
This book is a comprehensive lab manual for the core curriculum Introductory Geosciences classes. Topics include basic laws in Geology, the Earth's interior and plate tectonics, water and climate change, igneous rocks and volcanoes, and earthquakes.
(943 views)
Book cover: Geology: The Science of the Earth's CrustGeology: The Science of the Earth's Crust
by - P. F. Collier & Son Company
In the preparation of this book the author presents, in popular form, the salient points of a general survey of the whole great science of geology, the science which deals with the history of the earth and its inhabitants as revealed in the rocks.
(1941 views)
Book cover: Earthquakes and TsunamisEarthquakes and Tsunamis
by
Earthquakes are as inescapable as the weather. Every year there are a couple of million earthquakes strong enough to be felt. One of consequences of major impact to people is generated by big magnitude earthquakes with hypocenter located at the sea.
(7144 views)