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Roadside Geology of New Mexico

 
Learn about the Geology of New Mexico with maps, photos and expert descriptions! This 6"x9" paperback has 260 pages that are packed with detailed information about New Mexico Geology. See table of contents at the bottom of this page. Halka Chronic, author.

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Roadside Geology of New Mexico - Table of Contents

I. Rocks and Time

1
    The Earth and its Origins
2
    Wandering Continents, Widening Seas
4
    Folds and Faults
6
    Uplift and Erosion
9
    Rocks and Minerals
13
    Volcanoes
19
    Geologic Time
21
    Mines and Mining
24
    Oil and Gas
26
    New Mexico's Geologic History
27

II. The Western Highlands

32
    I-10: Arizona - Deming
36
    I-40: Arizona - Grants
42
    I-40: Grants - Albuquerque
46
    US 60: Socorro - Datil
53
    US 60: Datil - Arizona
58
    US 64: Chama - Farmington
62
    US 666: Gallup - Colorado
69
    NM 602: Gallup - Grants via El Morro
74

III. The Rift and the Rockies

79
    I-10: Deming - Texas
83
    I-25: Las Vegas - Santa Fe
87
    I-25: Santa Fe - Albuquerque
92
    Albuquerque and vicinity
96
    I-25: Albuquerque - Socorro
100
    I-25: Socorro - Truth or Consequences
106
    I-25: Truth or Consequences - Las Cruces
110
    US 54: Alamogordo - Carrizozo
114
    US 64: Raton - Taos
118
    US 64: Taos - Chama
123
    US 70/82: Las Cruces - Alamogordo
130
    US 285: Santa Fe - Colorado
136
    US 380: Carrizozo - I-25
141
    NM68/522: Espanola - Colorado via Taos
146
    Jemez Mountain Loop
150

IV. East of the Rift

160
    I-25: Colorado - Las Vegas
163
    I-40: Albuquerque - Clines Corners
169
    I-40: Clines Corners - Santa Rosa
174
    I-40: Santa Rosa - Texas
179
    US 54: Carrizozo - Vaughn
184
    US 64: Oklahoma - Raton
188
    US 82: Alamogordo - Artesia
192
    US 285: Roswell - Carlsbad Caverns
198
    US 380: Texas - Roswell
203
    US 380: Roswell - Carrizozo
208
    Sandia Mountains Loop
214

V. National Parks and Monuments

220
    Bandelier National Monument
220
    Capulin Mountain National Monument
223
    Carlsbad Caverns National Park
226
    El Morro National Monument
230
    Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument
232
    Salinas National Monument
233
    White Sands National Monument
235

Other Reading

238

Glossary

240

Index

247

 

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