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Title Grand Canyon geology : two billion years of Earth's history / edited by J. Michael Timmons, Karl E. Karlstrom.
Published Boulder, Colo. : Geological Society of America, c2012.
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 Floor4  QE654 .G73 2012    IN LIBRARY
 Floor4  QE654.G73 2012    IN LIBRARY
Description v, 156 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 28 cm + 2 col. maps on 2 folded sheets.
Series Special paper ; 489
Special papers (Geological Society of America) ; 489.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-156).
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.
Subject Geology -- Arizona -- Grand Canyon.
Geology, Stratigraphic -- Paleozoic.
Erosion -- Arizona -- Grand Canyon.
Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Maps.
Related Names Timmons, J. Michael, 1969-
Karlstrom, Karl E.
Related Titles Geologic Map of Eastern Grand Canyon, Arizona.
Related To Online version: Grand Canyon geology. Boulder, Colo. : Geological Society of America, c2012 (OCoLC)823875245
ISBN 9780813724898 (pbk.)
0813724899 (pbk.)
OCLC number 780161500