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Roadside Geology of Texas

 
Learn about the Geology of Texas with maps, photos and expert descriptions! This 6"x9" paperback has 432 pages that are packed with detailed information about Texas Geology. See table of contents at the bottom of this page. Darwin Spearing, author.

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Roadside Geology of Texas - Table of Contents

I. The Big Picture

1
    Geologic Time
1
    A March Through Geologic Time
3
    Introduction to the Geology of Texas
11
    Other Effects of Geology
21
    Why So Much Oil in Texas
26

II. The Gulf Coast:
   Salt Domes, Rivers, Beaches, Dunes and Barrier Islands

35
    Meandering Rivers
38
    Geologic History of the Texas Barrier Islands
41
    Longshore Drift
44
    Hurricanes Along the Texas Coast
47
    Salt Domes
49

   Southeast Texas: Upper Gulf Coast

55
    Interstate 10: Houston - San Antonio
55
    Interstate 10: Houston - Beaumont - Orange
57
    Interstate 35: Temple - Austin - San Marcos
60
    Austin
63
    Interstate 45: Houston - Galveston
67
    Interstate 45: Houston - Centerville
78
    US 59: Houston - Victoria
79
    US 59: Houston - Lufkin
79
    US 290: Houston - Brenham - Austin
80
    Texas 36: Richmond / Rosenberg - Damon Mound - Freeport
82

   Southwest Texas: Lower Gulf Coast

85
    Interstate 35: San Marcos - San Antonio
85
    San Antonio
87
    Interstate 35: San Antonio - Laredo
91
    Interstate 37: Corpus Christi - San Antonio
93
    US 59: Victoria - Goliad - Beeville - I-37
95
    US 77-83: Brownsville - Corpus Christi
96
    Padre Island National Seashore
98
    Rockport / Fulton and Aransas National Wildlife Refuge
101
    US 83: Laredo - Harlingen
104
    Texas 100, 48: Port Isabel and South Padre Island
107

III. Central Texas: Hill Country, Caves, and Plateaus

113
    Interstate 10: San Antonio - Kerrville - Bakersfield
125
    US 87: Comfort - Fredericksburg
129
    US 87: Fredericksburg - Mason
131
    US 87: Mason - Brady
132
    US 90: Uvalde - Del Rio
137
    US 90: Del Rio - Langtry - Sanderson
138
    US 183: Lampasas - Austin
146
    US 281: Marble Falls - Johnson City
147
    US 281: Johnson City - Blanco
149
    US 290: Austin - Johnson City - Fredericksburg - I-10
150
    Texas 16: Kerrville - Fredericksburg
152
    Texas 16: Fredericksburg - Llano
153
    Texas 16: Llano - San Saba
154
    Texas 29: Llano - Mason
156
    Texas 29: Llano - Buchanan Dam - Burnet
158
    Texas 46: New Braunfels - Boerne
161
    Farm Road 965: Fredericksburg - Enchanted Rock State Park - Texas 16
162
    Enchanted Rock State Park
164
    Park 4, Farm Road 2342, Farm Road 1431: Buchanan Dam - Inks Lake State Park -
    Longhorn Cavern State Park - Marble Falls
170
    Farm Road 2766: Johnson City - Pedernales Falls State Park
176
    Hill County Drives: Kerrville - Bandera - Lost Maples and Garner State Parks
179

IV. Northeast Texas: Lignite and Piney Woods

185
    Interstate 20 and 635: South of Dallas - Fort Worth
189
    Interstate 20: Dallas - Marshall
193
    Interstate 30: Dallas - Texarkana
196
    Interstate 35E: Denton - Dallas
198
    Interstate 35 and 35W: Fort Worth - Waco - Temple
198
    Interstate 45: Dallas - Corsicana - Centerville
199
    Interstate 820 and 35W: Fort Worth - Gainesville - Red River
201
    US 59: Texarkana (I-30) - Marshall (1-20)
204
    US 59 - 259: Lufkin - Nacogdoches - Kilgore
205

V. Northcentral Texas: Red Beds and Dinosaur Tracks

211
    Interstate 20: Roscoe - Abilene - Fort Worth
214
    US 84: Coleman - Abilene
219
    US 84 - 183: Coleman - Brownwood - Lampass
223
    US 180 - Texas 16 Loop: Weatherford - Mineral Wells - Possum Kingdom Lake
225
    US 283: Brady - Coleman
235
    US 287: Childress - Wichita Falls - Fort Worth
237
    US 377, Texas 144, Farm Road 205: Fort Worth - Granbury - Glen Rose - Dinosaur Valley
    State Park
241
    Dinosaur Valley State Park
245

VI. West Texas: Mountain Country

255
    Interstate 10: Bakersfield - Fort Stockton - Van Horn - El Paso - New Mexico Border
259
    Interstate 20: Monahans - Pecos - Interstate 10
266
    US 62 - 180: El Paso - Guadalupe Mountains National Park - New Mexico Border
267
    US 90: Marfa - Alpine
271
    US 90: Sanderson - Marathon - Alpine
276
    US 285: Fort Stockton - Pecos - New Mexico Border
283
    US 385: Marathon - Big Bend National Park
289
    Big Bend National Park
291
    The North Road: Persimmon Gap - Panther Junction
298
    The East Road: Panther Junction - Boquillas Canyon
303
    The Basin Road: Main Highway - The Basin on Park Route 4
308
    The West Road: Panther Junction - West Park Boundary and Study Butte
312
    Maxwell Drive: West Road - Castolon and Santa Elena Canyon
315
    Texas 17: Fort Davis - Marfa
321
    Texas 54: Van Horn - US 62-180 - Guadalupe Mountains National Park
322
    Guadalupe Mountains National Park
325
    Texas 118: Study Butte - Alpine
329
    Texas 118: Alpine - Fort Davis
334
    Texas 118: Fort Davis - Kent (I-10)
336
    Texas 170: Study Butte - Terlingua - Lajitas - Presidio
344

VII. Northwest Texas: The Panhandle - High Plains

355
    Interstate 20: Monahans - Odessa - Midland - Big Spring - Rosco
359
    Monahans Sandhills State Park
361
    Odessa Meteor Crater
366
    Interstate 40: Oklahoma - Amarillo - New Mexico
367
    US 84: New Mexico - Farwell - Lubbock - Post - Snyder - Roscoe - I-20
369
    US 287: Amarillo - Childress
370
    Texas 18: Monahans - Kermit - New Mexico State Line
371
    Texas 86, 256, 207: Tulia - Silverton - Claude - Quitaque - Turkey
372
    Caprock Canyons State Park
375
    Texas 136: Amarillo - Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument
376
    Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument
377
    Texas 217: Canyon - Palo Duro Canyon State Park
378
    Palo Duro Canyon State Park
379
    Texas 349, US 87, Interstate 27: Midland - Lamesa - Lubbock - Plainview - Canyon - Amarillo
386

Maps and Information

388

Credits

390

Glossary

397

Index

409

 

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