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Geology Underfoot in Southern Utah

Geology Underfoot in Southern Utah

by Richard L. Orndorff, Robert W. Wieder and David G. Futey

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Learn about the Geology of Southern Utah with maps, photos and expert descriptions! This 6"x9" paperback has 286 pages that are packed with detailed information about Southern Utah Geology. See table of contents below.

Geology Underfoot in Southern Utah
Table of Contents

Geology of Southern Utah
ix
1. Reading A Lava Landscape
    Snow Canyon State Park
1
2. Where Dinosaurs Roamed
    St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm
11
3. When Water Cleaves Rock
    Parowan Gap
19
4. An Alluring Luster
    Frisco and the Horn Silver Mine
25
5. A Desiccated Remnant of Lake Bonneville
    Sevier Lake
33
6. Folded Rocks
    The Virgin Anticline, Quail Creek State Park
41
7. In the Heart of the Transition Zone
    Hurricane Fault
49
8. An Ancient Desert Sleeps
    The Navajo Sandstone, Zion National Park
59
9. Water From Stone
    Weeping Rock, Zion National Rock
69
10. Gravity At Work
    The Springdale Landslide
75
11. A Desert Reborn
    Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park
81
12. Cycles of Change
    Castle Rock Campground
89
13. A Record of Explosive Eruptions
    Fremont Indian State Park
97
14. Toolmaker's Delight
    Obsidian at Fremont Indian State Park
107
15. Ice Age Glaciers
    Fish Lake Valley
113
16. Unlikely Neighbors at Red Canyon
    Sevier Fault
121
17. A Fairyland of Color and Form
    Bryce Canyon National Park
129
18. Nature's Palette
    Escalante State Park and the Petrified Forest
139
19. Traveling Through Time
    The Waterpocket Fold, Capitol Reef National Park
145
20. Someone Pass the Tabasco and a Cold Beer!
    An Oyster Reef In the Desert
158
21. A Weathered Army on the March
    Goblin Valley State Park
167
22. Radiation Fever
    Temple Mountain Uranium Mines
175
23. Slithering Through a Slot Canyon
    The San Rafael Reef
181
24. Uplift and Erosion on the Colorado Plateau
    Goosenecks of the San Juan River
191
25. Mesas, Buttes and Spires
    Valley of the Gods
197
26. Bridges Across Time
    Natural Bridges National Monument
205
27. Tse Hane, The Rock That Tells a Story
    Newspaper Rock
213
28. At the Mystery's Core
    Upheaval Dome
221
29. A Sea of Fins
    The Fiery Furnace
229
30. Weathering the Tests of Time
    Arches National Park and the Entrada Sandstone
236
31. In the Footsteps of Giants
    Copper Ridge Dinosaur Tracks
245
32. Intruders in a Sedimentary Domain
    Round Mountain and La Sal Laccoliths
253
33. Permafrost and Flowing Earth
    Periglacial Features in the La Sal Mountains
261
Glossary
267
Sources of More Information
275
Index
279