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Roadside Geology of Nebraska

Roadside Geology of Nebraska

by Harmon D. Maher, Jr., George F. Engelmann, and Robert D. Shuster

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Learn about the Geology of Nebraska with maps, photos and expert descriptions! This 6"x9" paperback has 276 pages that are packed with detailed information about Nebraska Geology. See table of contents below.

Roadside Geology of Nebraska
Table of Contents

Geologic Summary of Nebraska
1
    Geologic Time
4
    Understanding Sedimentary Rocks
5
        Defining Rock Units
7
        Gaps in the Record
8
        Fossil Formation
10
    Precambrian Time
11
    Paleozoic Time
15
        Cambrian through Devonian Subsurface Rocks
17
        Late Paleozoic Arches and Basins
18
        Oscillating Seas of Pennsylvanian and Permian Time
18
    Late Paleozoic Life
24
        Shallow Marine Communities
24
        Fossils from the Black Shales
30
        Freshwater and Terrestrial Communities
32
    Cretaceous Time
33
        Cretaceous Stratigraphic Units
35
        Western Interior Seaway
39
        Life in the Seas and Along the Coast
41
    Tertiary Time
43
        Tertiary Sediments
44
        Mammals and Other Life
51
        Intercontinental Exchange via Land Bridges
58
        Pliocene-Pleistocene Gravels
60
    Quaternary Geology and the Modern Landscape
61
        Ice and the Missouri River Valley
62
        Where Did All the Mammoths Go?
65
        Dust of the Plains
67
        The Sand Hills
70
        Ground Water
75
        Rivers Running Amok
76
Road Guides
    Interstate 80: Omaha - Wyoming
80
        Schramm Park State Recreation Area
81
        University of Nebraska State Museum
86
    US 6: Arapahoe - Colorado
99
    US 20: US 275 - Valentine
101
    US 20: Valentine - Wyoming
103
        Toadstool Geologic Park
109
        Hudson-Meng Bone Bed
116
    US 26: Ogallala - Wyoming
121
        Ash Hollow State Historical Park
125
    US 75: Omaha - South Sioux City
139
    US 75: Omaha - Kansas
144
        Indian Cave State Park
149
    US 83: North Platte - Valentine
152
    US 136: Missouri - Arapahoe
159
    US 275: Omaha - US 20
169
        Ashfall Fossil Beds State Historical Park
173
    US 281: Red Cloud - Spencer
177
        Scotia Chalk Mine
184
    US 385: Alliance - Chadron
193
    Nebraska 2: Grand Island - Alliance
197
    Nebraska 12: South Sioux City - Valentine
204
        Ponca State Park
205
        Niobrara State Park
211
        Fort Niobrara National Wildlife Refuge
225
    Nebraska 29: Scottsbluff - Harrison
227
        Agate Fossil Beds National Monument
231
    Nebraska 71: Kimball - Scottsbluff
235
        Scotts Bluff National Monument
240
Glossary
247
Suggested Reading and Further References
251
Websites with Information on Nebraska Geology
255
Index
257