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Geology Underfoot in Central Nevada

 
Learn about the Geology of Nevada with maps, photos and expert descriptions! This 6"x9" paperback has 320 pages that are packed with detailed information about Nevada Geology. See table of contents at the bottom of this page. Richard L. Orndorff, Robert W. Wieder, and Harry F. Filkorn, authors.



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Geology Underfoot in Central Nevada - Table of Contents

Geology of Central Nevada

1

1. Tahoe's Recycled Sandbox

    Sand Harbor
11

2. Vulcan's Throat

    Cave Rock
23

3. Grinding Glaciers and Sliding Slopes

    Emerald Bay
29

4. Finding Fault

    Genoa Fault Scarp
39

5. Take a Walk on the Wild Slide

    Slide Mountain
49

6. Fire Down Below

    Steamboat Hot Springs
61

7. Of Lava and Lahars

    Mount Rose
71

8. Nevada's Greatest Lake

    Lake Lahontan
83

9. Varnished Rock in a Desert Gallery

    Grimes Point
97

10. Deciphering Time's Muck Heaps

    Hidden Cave
107

11. One Grain at a Time

    Sand Mountain
121

12. Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On

    Fairview Peak
131

13. Boomtown Ghosts and the Hunt for Gold

    Berlin Ghost Town
145

14. Mesozoic Monsters of the Deep

    Nevada's Ichthyosaurs
155

15. Remnants of a Burning Wasteland

    Hickison Summit
167

16. Explosions in an Alien Landscape

    Lunar Crater Volcanic Field
177

17. Message from the Mantle

    Black Rock Lava Flow
185

18. Desert Gemstones

    Garnet Hill
193

19. Open Pits and Altered Rock

    Robinson Mining District
203

20. Island in the Desert

    Wheeler Peak
213

21. Beauty Beneath the Surface

    Lehman Caves
229

22. Gnarled Elders of the Snake Range

    Bristlecone Pines
241

23. Nevada's Only Glacier

    Glacial Features in Great Basin National Park
253

24. Hoodoos and Badlands

    Cathedral Gorge
265

Glossary

273

Sources of More Information

285

Index

291

 

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