Grand Canyon Geology (Paperback)

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This second edition of the leading book on Grand Canyon geology contains the most recent discoveries and interpretations of the origin and history of the canyon. It includes two entirely new chapters: one on debris flow in the Canyon and one on the impact of water flow releases from the Glen Canyon Dam. All chapters have been updated where necessary and all photographs have been replaced or re-screened for better resolution. Written by acknowledged experts in stratigraphy, paleontology, structural geology, geomorphology, volcanism and seismology, this book offers a wealth of information for geologists and general readers interested in acquiring an understanding of the geological history of this great natural wonder.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780195122992
ISBN-10: 0195122992
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: November 21st, 2002
Pages: 448
Language: English