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Grand Canyon geology : two billion years of Earth's history / edited by J. Michael Timmons, Karl E. Karlstrom.

Publication:
Boulder, Colo. : Geological Society of America, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
v, 156 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 28 cm.
Series:
Special papers (Geological Society of America); 489.
Special paper ; 489
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Subjects:
Geology -- Arizona -- Grand Canyon.
Geology, Stratigraphic -- Paleozoic.
Erosion -- Arizona -- Grand Canyon.
Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Maps.
Contents:
Introduction to Grand Canyon geology / Karl E. Karlstrom, J. Michael Timmons, and Laura J. Crossey
1. Vishnu basement rocks of the upper Granite Gorge : continent formation 1.84 to 1.66 billion years ago / Karl E. Karlstrom, Bradley R. Ilg, David Hawkins, Michael L. Williams, Gregory Dumond, Kevin Mahan, and Samuel A. Bowring
2. The Grand Canyon Unkar group : Mesoproterozoic basin formation in the continental interior during supercontinent assembly / J. Michael Timmons, John Bloch, Kathryn Fletcher, Karl E. Karlstrom, Matt Heizler, and Laura J. Crossey
3. The Neoproterozoic earth system revealed from the Chuar group of Grand Canyon / Carol M. Dehler, Susannah M. Porter, and J. Michael Timmons
4. Many unconformities make one "Great Unconformity" / Karl E. Karlstrom and J. Michael Timmons
5. Geologic history and paleogeography of Paleozoic and early Mesozoic sedimentary rocks, eastern Grand Canyon, Arizona / Ronald C. Blakey and Larry T. Middleton
6. Faulting and uplift in the Grand Canyon region / Karl E. Karlstrom and J. Michael Timmons
7. The Laramide and post-Laramide uplift and erosional history of the eastern Grand Canyon : evidence from apatite fission-track thermochronology / Shari A. Kelley and Karl E. Karlstrom
8. A review of the Quaternary geomorphology of eastern Grand Canyon / Joel L. Pederson
9. Travertines and travertine springs in eastern Grand Canyon : what they tell us about groundwater, paleoclimate, and incision of Grand Canyon / Laura J. Crossey and Karl E. Karlstrom
Afterword / Karl E. Karlstrom, Laura J. Crossey, and J. Michael Timmons.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-156).
Accompanied by map: Geologic map of Eastern Grand Canyon, Arizona.
Contributor:
Timmons, J. Michael, 1969-
Karlstrom, Karl E.
Contains:
Geologic Map of Eastern Grand Canyon, Arizona.
Other format:
Online version: Grand Canyon geology.
ISBN:
9780813724898 (pbk.)
0813724899 (pbk.)
OCLC:
780161500