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Geology Underfoot in Southern Utah

 
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 at the bottom of this page. Richard L. Orndorff, Robert W. Wieder and David G. Futey, authors.

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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

 

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