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Author Abbott, Lon, 1963-

Title Geology underfoot in northern Arizona / Lon Abbott and Terri Cook.

Imprint Missoula, Mont. : Mountain Press Pub., 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    557.791 ABB    Available
Description xii, 321 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-303) and index.
Contents A grand transition : Pearce Ferry -- A conflict of fire and water : Toroweap Overlook -- Flood of controversy : the Colorado River and Glen Canyon Dam -- Jewel of the Southwest : Antelope Canyon -- A tale of twin plateaus : Navajo National Monument and Black Mesa -- How to carve a totem pole : Monument Valley -- Journey to an ancient shoreline : the Grand Canyon and the gorge of the Little Colorado River -- Dilophosaurus dancehall : Moenave dinosaur tracks -- Beauty all around me, with it I wander : Canyon de Chelly National Monument -- Volcanic violence in a landscape turned upside down : the Peach Springs tuff -- A mélange of magmas, a variety of volcanoes : the San Francisco volcanic field -- Desert Niagara : Grand Falls -- Pangaean Riviera : the Sedona red rocks -- A crater with deep impact : Meteor Crater -- Triassic time capsule : Petrified Forest National Park -- Continent under construction : the rocks of Prescott -- Mountain of metal : the mines of Jerome -- A lake's legacy : Montezuma Castle National Monument -- A bridge to the past : Tonto Bridge State Park -- Islands in time : the Mazatzal quartzite.
Subject Geology -- Arizona -- Guidebooks.
Geoparks -- Arizona -- Guidebooks.
National parks and reserves -- Arizona -- Guidebooks.
Parks -- Arizona -- Guidebooks.
Added Author Cook, Terri, 1969-
ISBN 9780878425280 (pbk. : alk. paper) : $18.00
0878425284 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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