The Western Grand Canyon District- Guidebook to the Geology of Utah Number 23

The Western Grand Canyon District- Guidebook to the Geology of Utah Number 23

Hamblin, W. K.; M. G. Best

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Place Published: Salt Lake City, UT
Publisher: Utah Geological Society
Date Published: 1970
Binding: Paperback
Book Id: 37354

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156pp. Octavo [23 cm] Yellow and black printed wraps. Very good. The covers are slightly soiled, and the front cover has a former owner's name and blind stamp. There is a minor stain on the rear cover. With the map in the rear pocket. The map is in very good condition, with a large area of very light staining. Many illustrations.

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From the Introduction- "Geologically, the significance of the Canyon has been realized since the courageous journeys of Powell a century ago. Nowhere is there exposed a better view of the earth's crust through the sedimentary veneer into the underlying metamorphic basement complex. Although the grandeur of the geology in the National Park is world famous, the region of the Canyon to the west displays a late Cenozoic history of volcanism and tectonism not widely appreciated. It is the purpose of this guidebook to summarize what is currently known of the western Grand Canyon region."



By This Publisher: Utah Geological Society