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Tertiary history of the Grand Cañon District

1st University of Arizona Press ed.
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This edition was published in by University of Arizona Press in Tucson.

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264 pages

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Cover of: Tertiary history of the Grand Cañon District
Tertiary history of the Grand Cañon District
2001, University of Arizona Press
in English - 1st University of Arizona Press ed.
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Tertiary history of the Grand Cañon District: with atlas
1977, Peregrine Smith
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Tertiary history of the Grand Cañon District

1st University of Arizona Press ed.

This edition was published in by University of Arizona Press in Tucson.


Table of Contents

Machine generated contents note: ABSTRACT OF THE MONOGRAPH
- 1
CHAPTER I.-GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF THE TOPOGRAPHIC AND GEOLOGIC FEATURES OF THE
GRAND CANON DISTRICT9
II.-THE MESOZOIC TERRACES UPON THE NORTHERN BORDER OF THE DISTRICT 26
III.-A DESCRIPTION OF THE VERMILION CLIFFS AND OF THE VALLEY OF THE VIRGEN. 51
IV.-THE GREAT DENUDATION61
V.-THE TOROWEAP VALLEY AND THE MIDDLE PORTION OF THE GRAND CARON 78
VI.
THE UINKARET PLATEAU101
VII.-A JOURNEY FROM KANAB ACROSS THE DESERT TO THE KAIBAB PLATEAU AND TO
THE BRINK OF THE CHASM122
VlII.-THE SCENERY OF THE GRAND CANON IN THE KAIBAB DIVISION VIEWED FROM
POINT SUBLIME140
IX.-THE AMPHITHEATERS OF THE KAIBAB DIVISION157
X.-STRUCTURAL GEOLOGY AND EVOLUTION OF THE KAIBAB PLATEAU183
XI.-THE PARIA PLATEAU AND THE MARBLE CANON PLATFORM199
XII.-PHYSICAL HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF THE GRAND CANON DISTRICT 206
XIII.-THE EXCAVATION OF THE GRAND CANON-CORRASION AND WEATHERING 230
XIV.-THE EXCAVATION OF THE GRAND CANON-ORIGIN OF THE DETAILS OF ITS EROSION. 250.

Edition Notes

Reprint of the 1882 ed. published by the U.S. Geological Survey, Washington, which was issued as vol. 2 of its Monographs.
Includes index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
551.7/8/0979132
Library of Congress
QE691 .D86 2001

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Open Library
OL3944849M
ISBN 10
0816521816
LC Control Number
2001027969
OCLC/WorldCat
47044919
Library Thing
4211056
Goodreads
4211927

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