That's not all that's changed in this reader-friendly new edition: 50 percent of the photographs are new; all the maps have been updated; and seven new road guides lead you on spectacular trips--including Colorado 65, which crosses over the Grand Mesa. Chronic and Williams break Colorado into four digestible geographic regions: the Plains, the Rockies, the Plateaus, and the San Juans. The authors also guide you through several national treasures, including Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Monument, Rocky Mountain National Park, Dinosaur National Monument, Great Sand Dunes National Monument, Mesa Verde National Park, and Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument.
This second edition offers new material on planetary science, remote sensing, statistics, and sequence stratigraphy; plus substantial updating in mineralogy and geophysics. A new section of appendices includes wind strength scales; material, temporal, and chronostratigraphic units; and geologic, lunar, and Martian time scales. The Dictionary of Earth Sciences, Second Edition is an essential reference for all students of the subject, especially those in interdisciplinary courses.
Colorado Geologic Highway Map and Shaded Elevation Map with 14,000 ft. peaks, selected mining districts, & dinosaur localities.Also includes geologic explanation, description of formations, cross section, and discussion of Colorado's geology, water, & energy & mineral resources.
Geologic Highway Map of Kansas and the Satellite Photomap of Kansas
Also includes geologic explanation, rock column, cross section. national historic sites, larger lakes and streams, and the physiographic provinces and counties.
Diamonds are found in kimberlite. Do you know where the kimberlite outcrops are in Kansas? Did you even know that Kansas has igneous rocks?
Geological formations are depicted in full color, along with cities, towns, interstates, highways, and some local roads. Also a Rock Column, Cross Section, and Block Diagram. On the back is a one color Landsat photomap, and text.
ISBN 10: 1-881262-02-2
UPC: 7 42663 69503 1
Size: 24x37 .. Folded: 4 5/8 x 8
Scale: 1:1,000,000 .. 1 in. = appx. 16 miles
Paper .. 1988 Edition
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