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Geology Underfoot in Southern Idaho

Geology Underfoot in Southern Idaho

by Shawn Willsey

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Learn about the Geology of Southern Idaho with maps, photos and expert descriptions! This 6"x9" paperback has 290 pages that are packed with detailed information about Southern Idaho's Geology. See table of contents below.

Geology Underfoot in Southern Idaho
Table of Contents

Preface
ix
Acknowledgments
x
THE GEOLOGY OF SOUTHERN IDAHO
1
    The Basics
2
    Southern Idaho through Time
8
VIGNETTES
 
    1. The Catastrophic Bonneville Flood
15
        CELEBRATION PARK
 
    2. Stone in the City of Trees
27
        BOISE URBAN GEOLOGY
 
    3. Boise's Iconic Mesa
39
        TABLE ROCK
 
    4. Idaho's Sandbox
51
        BRUNEAU DUNES STATE PARK
 
    5. The Dammed River
59
        BLISS LANDSLIDE AND LAVA DAM
 
    6. Ancient Lakeside Property
67
        HAGERMAN FOSSIL BEDS NATIONAL MONUMENT
 
    7. Thinking Outside the Box
77
        BOX CANYON
 
    8. Niagara of the West
85
        SHOSHONE FALLS AND THE SNAKE RIVER CANYON
 
    9. Surreal Sculptures
95
        BLACK MAGIC CANYON
 
    10. Carved by Ice
105
        REDFISH LAKE AND THE SAWTOOTH RANGE
 
    11. Fossilized Forests
115
        MALM GULCH
 
    12. A Shocking Impact
129
        LEATON GULCH
 
    13. Shake, Rattle, and Roll!
141
        THE BORAH PEAK EARTHQUAKE
 
    14. Lunar Lavascape
153
        CRATERS OF THE MOON NATIONAL MONUMENT AND PRESERVE
 
    15. The Roof of the Snake River Plain
167
        BIG SOUTHERN BUTTE
 
    16. Fit for a King
179
        KINGS BOWL
 
    17. A Tale of Two Granites
187
        CITY OF ROCKS NATIONAL RESERVE
 
    18. Precious Stone in the Gem State
197
        SPENCER OPAL
 
    19. Yellowstone's Last Gasp in Idaho
205
        HENRYS FORK CALDERA
 
    20. One Tuff Cone
217
        NORTH MENAN BUTTE
 
    21. Travertine Terraces
225
        SODA SPRINGS GEYSER AND FORMATION CAVE
 
    22. Trilobites Unite!
237
        SPENCE GULCH
 
    23. Subterranean Splendor
249
        MINNETONKA CAVE
 
GPS Coordinates of Selected Locations
260
Glossary
264
Sources of More Information
273
Index
281
Geologic Time Scale
292