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Geology Underfoot in Central Nevada

Geology Underfoot in Central Nevada

by Richard L. Orndorff, Robert W. Wieder, and Harry F. Filkorn

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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 below.

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