Franklin: Record - Geological evolution of the Colorado Plateau of eastern Utah and western Colorado : including the San Juan River, Natural Bridges, Canyonlands, Arches, and the Book Cliffs / Robert Fillmore.

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Geological evolution of the Colorado Plateau of eastern Utah and western Colorado : including the San Juan River, Natural Bridges, Canyonlands, Arches, and the Book Cliffs / Robert Fillmore.

Author/Creator:
Fillmore, Robert, 1957-
Publication:
Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 495 p., [12] p. of plates ; ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm.
Subjects:
Geology, Structural -- Colorado Plateau -- History.
Geology, Structural -- Utah -- History.
Geology, Structural -- Colorado -- History.
Geology, Stratigraphic.
Colorado Plateau -- History.
Contents:
An introduction to the science of geography
The Pennsylvanian period : the rise of the ancestral Rocky Mountains
The Permian period : rivers, ergs, and shorelines
The Mesozoic era : rivers, dunes, red rocks, and dinosaurs
The Triassic period : tidal flats and forests
The Jurassic period : sand and more sand
The Cretaceous period : the sea appears
The Tertiary period : the rise of the Colorado Plateau
The Quaternary period : canyon cutting, mammoths, and the appearance of humans.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Class of 1878 Fund.
Contributor:
Class of 1878 Fund.
ISBN:
9781607810049 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1607810042 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Publisher no.:
99943158245
Web link:
The Class of 1878 Fund Home Page
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