Home » Store » Books » Geology Underfoot » Yellowstone Country

Geology Underfoot in Yellowstone Country

Geology Underfoot in Yellowstone Country

by Marc S. Hendrix

Only $23.99
Learn about the Geology of Yellowstone Country with maps, photos and expert descriptions! This 6"x9" paperback has 301 pages that are packed with detailed information about Yellowstone Geology. See table of contents below.

Geology Underfoot in Yellowstone Country
Table of Contents

Preface
vii
Acknowledgments
ix
Introduction
1
Vignettes
1
1. The Missing Record of Deep Time
    The Great Unconformity in Shoshone River Canyon
15
2. Invasion of the Trilobites
    Cambrian Sea Life Flourishes near Cody
27
3. Limy Record of Shallow Seas
    Mississippian Limestone at Pebble Creek Campground
37
4. The Cretaceous Interior Seaway
    Marine Deposits in Gardner River Canyon
45
5. Mountains Reduced to Rubble
    Sphinx Mountain and The Helmet
56
6. Basement Rock on the Rise
    Uplift of Rattlesnake and Cedar Mountains
71
7. Strange Brew
    The Unusual Volcanic Rocks near Sylvan Pass
79
8. Debris Flow Deposits
    Coarse Conglomerate between Cody and East Entrence
91
9. Fossilized Forests
    Petrified Wood in Tom Miner Basin
100
10. From Playa Lakes to Rushing Rivers
    Landscape Changes Recorded at Hepburn's Mesa
113
11. Arrival of the Hot Spot
    The First Caldera-Forming Eruption in Yellowstone
127
12. The Yellowstone Volcano Erupts Again!
    Tuff Smothers the Region aand a Caldera Forms
143
13. The Youngest Eruptions
    Rhyolite Flows in the Firehole River Drainage
157
14. Ice Sculptures along the Beartooth Highway
    Glaciers Carve Yellowstone's Landscapes
171
15. Rivers of Dirty Ice
    Glacial Deposits in Northern Yellowstone
186
16. Melting Ice and Sliding Shale
    Floods and Earthflows near Gardiner
197
17. Terraced Travertines
    Mammoth's Famous Hot Springs
209
18. Siliceous Sinter
    Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin
223
19. Hydrothermal Explosions
    Norris Geyser Basin and Yellowstone Lake's North Shore
237
20. The Night the Ground Shook
    The 1959 Hebgen Lake Earthquake
251
Epilogue: The Certainty of Change in Yellowstone
266
Glossary
273
Sources of More Information
283
GPS Coordinates for Stop Locations
291
Index
293