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101 American Geo-Sites You've Gotta See

 
101 American Geo-Sites You've Gotta See This book describes 101 fantastic geological locations in the United States. Each location receives a two-page presentation with text, photos and a map. A great summary of America's best. There is at least one geo-site in each state. See table of contents at the bottom of this page. Albert B. Dickas is the author of this 243 page paperback book.
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101 American Geo-Sites You've Gotta See
Table of Contents

    Foreword
ix
    Acknowledgments
xi
    Introduction
1
    Relative Age Dating
1
    Absolute Age Dating
4
    Plate Tectonics Theory
5
    A Short History of the Earth
11
        Hadean Eon: 4,600-4,000 MYA
11
        Archean Eon: 4,000-2,500 MYA
12
        Proterozoic Eon: 2,500-542 MYA
12
        Cambrian Period: 542-488 MYA
12
        Ordovician Period: 488-443 MYA
13
        Silurian Period: 443-416 MYA
13
        Devonian Period: 416-359 MYA
14
        Carboniferous Period: 359-299 MYA
14
        Permian Period: 299-251 MYA
15
        Triassic Period: 251-199 MYA
15
        Jurassic Period: 199-145 MYA
15
        Cretaceous Period: 145-65 MYA
16
        Paleogene Period: 65-23 MYA
16
        Neogene Period: 23-2.6 MYA
17
        Quaternary Period: 2.6 MYA to Today
17
    GEO-SITES
11
    1. Wetumpka Crater, Alabama
20
    2. Exit Glacier, Alaska
22
    3. Antelope Canyon, Arizona
24
    4. Meteor Crater, Arizona
26
    5. Monument Valley, Arizona
28
    6. Prairie Creek Pipe, Arkansas
30
    7. Wallace Creek, California
32
    8. Racetrack Playa, California
34
    9. Devils Postpile, California
36
    10. Rancho La Brea, California
38
    11. El Capitan, California
40
    12. Boulder Flatirons, Colorado
42
    13. Interstate 70 Roadcut, Colorado
44
    14. Florissant Fossil Beds, Colorado
46
    15. Dinosaur Trackway, Connecticut
48
    16. Wilmington Blue Rocks, Delaware
50
    17. Devil's Millhopper, Florida
52
    18. Stone Mountain, Georgia
54
    19. Kilauea Volcano, Hawaii
56
    20. Borah Peak, Idaho
58
    21. Menan Buttes, Idaho
60
    22. Great Rift, Idaho
62
    23. Balmeyer Anticline, Illinois
64
    24. Hanging Rock Klint, Indiana
66
    25. Fort Dodge Gypsum, Iowa
68
    26. Monument Rocks, Kansas
70
    27. Ohio Black Shale, Kentucky
72
    28. Mammoth Cave, Kentucky
74
    29. Four Corners Roadcut, Kentucky
76
    30. Avery Island, Louisiana
78
    31. Schoodic Point, Maine
80
    32. Calvert Cliffs, Maryland
82
    33. Purgatory Chasm, Massachusetts
84
    34. Nonesuch Potholes, Michigan
86
    35. Quincy Mine, Michigan
88
    36. Grand River Ledges, Michigan
90
    37. Sioux Quartzite, Minnesota
92
    38. Thomson Dikes, Minnesota
94
    39. Soudan Mine, Minnesota
96
    40. Petrified Forest, Mississippi
98
    41. Elephant Rocks, Missouri
100
    42. Grassy Mountain Nonconformity, Missouri
102
    43. Chief Mountain, Montana
104
    44. Madison Slide, Montana
106
    45. Butte Pluton, Montana
108
    46. Quad Creek Quartzite, Montana
110
    47. Ashfall Fossil Beds, Nebraska
112
    48. Scotts Bluff, Nebraska
114
    49. Crow Creek Marlstone, Nebraska
116
    50. Sand Mountain, Nevada
118
    51. Great Unconformity, Nevada
120
    52. Flume Gorge, New Hampshire
122
    53. Palisades Sill, New Jersey
124
    54. White Sands, New Mexico
126
    55. Carlsbad Caverns, New Mexico
128
    56. Ship Rock, New Mexico
130
    57. State Line Outcrop, New Mexico
132
    58. American Falls, New york
134
    59. Taconic Unconformity, New York
136
    60. Giboa Forest, New York
138
    61. Pilot Mountain, North Carolina
140
    62. South Killdeer Mountain, North Dakota
142
    63. Hueston Woods, Ohio
144
    64. Big Rock, Ohio
146
    65. Kelleys Island, Ohio
148
    66. Interstate 35 Roadcut, Oklahoma
150
    67. Mount Mazama, Oregon
152
    68. Lava River Cave, Oregon
154
    69. Drake's Folly, Pennsylvania
156
    70. Hickory Run, Pennsylvania
158
    71. Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania
160
    72. Beavertail Point, Rhode Island
162
    73. Crowburg Basin, South Carolina
164
    74. Mount Rushmore, South Dakota
166
    75. Mammoth Site, South Dakota
168
    76. Pinnacles Overlook, South Dakota
170
    77. Reelfoot Scarp, Tennessee
172
    78. Enchanted Rock, Texas
174
    79. Capitan Reef, Texas
176
    80. Paluxy River Tracks, Texas
178
    81. Upheaval Dome, Utah
180
    82. Checkerboard Mesa, Utah
182
    83. San Juan Goosenecks, Utah
184
    84. Salina Canyon Unconformity, Utah
186
    85. Bingham Stock, Utah
188
    86. Whipstock Hill, Vermont
190
    87. Great Falls, Virginia
192
    88. Natural Bridge, Virginia
194
    89. Millbrig Ashfall, Virginia
196
    90. Catoctin Greenstone, Virginia
198
    91. Mount St. Helens, Washington
200
    92. Dry Falls, Washington
202
    93. Seneca Rocks, West Virginia
204
    94. Roche-A-Cri Mound, Wisconsin
206
    95. Van Hise Rock, Wisconsin
208
    96. Amnicon Falls, Wisconsin
210
    97. Green River Wyoming
212
    98. Devils Tower, Wyoming
214
    99. Fossil Butte, Wyoming
216
    100. Steamboat Geyser, Wyoming
218
    101. Specimen Ridge, Wyoming
220
    Glossary
223
    References
229
    Index
243

 

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