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Roadside Geology of Colorado

Roadside Geology of Colorado

by Halka Chronic and Felicie Williams

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Learn about the Geology of Colorado with maps, photos and expert descriptions! This 6"x9" paperback has 188 pages that are packed with detailed information about Colorado Geology. See table of contents below. Third Edition.

Roadside Geology of Colorado (Third Edition)
Table of Contents

I. A Foundation to Rest On
1
    Continents Adrift
1
    History - The Underlying Theme
4
    Coming to Terms
4
    Colorado Through the Ages
9
    The Final Touch
17
    Gold Is Where You Find It
18
    Fossil Fuels
19
II. Denver and Colorado Springs
21
    Denver Area
21
        Red Rocks Park - Dinosaur Ridge Area
24
        Mount Evans
29
        Boulder - Estes Park - Central City Loop
32
    Colorado Springs Area
41
        Garden of the Gods
42
        Cave of the Winds
44
        Pikes Peak
46
        Cripple Creek and Gold Camp Road
50
III. High Plains and Piedmont
57
    Cretaceous Sea
57
    Rising Mountains and Sagging Basins
58
    Mid-Tertiary Regional Uplift
59
    Road Guides
        Interstate 25: Wyoming - Denver
60
        Interstate 25: Denver - Colorado Springs
65
        Interstate 25: Colorado Springs - Walsenburg
69
        Interstate 25: Walsenburg - New Mexico
75
        Interstate 70: Kansas - Limon
81
        Interstate 70: Limon - Denver
85
        Interstate 76: Julesburg - Fort Morgan
87
        Interstate 76: Fort Morgan - Denver
89
        US 24: Limon - Colorado Springs
92
        US 50: Kansas - La Junta
96
        US 50: La Junta - Canon City
100
        Colorado 115: Colorado Springs - Penrose
105
IV. Ranges Folded and Faulted
109
    Mountain-Building Events in Colorado
109
    Road Guides
        Interstate 70/US 6: Denver - Dillon
117
        Interstate 70: Dillon - Dotsero
122
        Interstate 70: Dotsero - Rifle
127
        US 24: Colorado Springs - Antero Junction
137
        Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
139
        US 24: Buena Vista - Interstate 70
143
        US 34: Loveland - Granby via Rocky Mountain National Park
149
        US 40: Empire - Kremmling
158
        US 40: Kremmling - Steamboat Springs
163
        US 50: Canon City - Poncha Springs
167
        US 50: Poncha Springs - Gunnison
175
        US 160: Walsenburg - Alamosa
180
        Great Sand Dunes National Monument
185
        US 285: Denver - Fairplay
189
        US 285: Fairplay - Poncha Springs
195
        US 285: Poncha Springs - New Mexico
201
        US 287: Wyoming - Loveland
206
        Colorado 9: Kremmling - Fairplay
211
        Colorado 14: Teds Place - Gould
218
        Colorado 14: Gould - US 40
223
        Colorado 82: Glenwood Springs - Aspen
227
            Marble
229
            Maroon Bells
233
        Colorado 82: Aspen - US 24 via Independence Pass
235
V. Volcanic San Juan Mountains
239
    Volcanic Rocks
243
    Pleistocene to Recent Time
247
    Road Guides
        US 50: Gunnison - Montrose
247
        Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
252
        US 160: Alamosa - Pagosa Springs
257
        US 550: Montrose - Silverton
262
        US 550: Silverton - Durango
269
        Colorado 135: Gunnison - Crested Butte
274
        Colorado 145: Telluride - Cortez
278
        Colorado 149: South Fork - Blue Mesa Reservoir
284
VI. Plateau Country
293
    Precambrian Time
294
    Paleozoic Time
294
    Mesozoic Time
295
    Cenozoic Time
296
    Road Guides
        Interstate 70: Rifle - Utah
299
        Colorado National Monument
305
        US 40: Steamboat Springs - Craig
313
        US 40: Craig - Utah
317
        Dinosaur National Monument
321
        US 50: Montrose - Grand Junction
325
        US 160: Pagosa Springs - Durango
329
        US 160: Durango - Four Corners
333
        Mesa Verde National Park
337
        Colorado 13: Craig - Rifle
340
        Colorado 62: Ridgway - Placerville
345
        Colorado 64 and Colorado 139: Dinosaur - Loma
349
        Colorado 65 and Colorado 92: Interstate 70 - Delta via Grand Mesa
355
        Colorado 141: Whitewater - Naturita
359
        Colorado 145: Naturita - Telluride
369
For More Information
374
Glossary
378
Index
387