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Tertiary history of the Grand Cañon District, with atlas

Author: Clarence E Dutton
Publisher: Washington : Government Printing Office, 1882.
Series: Monographs of the United States Geological Survey, v.2.
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The classic geological study of the Grand Canyon, commissioned by the fledgling U.S. Geological Survey, is admired today as much for its literary qualities as for its scientific value.
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Dutton, Clarence E. (Clarence Edward), 1841-1912.
Tertiary history of the Grand Cañon District, with atlas.
Washington : Government Printing Office, 1882
(OCoLC)875135246
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clarence E Dutton
OCLC Number: 554821
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiv, 264 pages : illustrations, plates ; 30 cm.
Contents: General description of the topographic and geologic features of the Grand Canon District --
The Mesozoic terraces upon the northern border of the district --
A description of the Vermilion Cliffs and of the Valley of the Virgen --
The great denudation --
The Toroweap Valley and the middle portion of the Grand Canon --
The Uinkaret Plateau --
A journey from Kanab across the desert to the Kaibab Plateau and ato the brink of the chasm --
The scenery of the Grand Canon in the Kaibab division viewed from Point Sublime --
The amphitheaters of the Kaibab division --
Structural geology and evolution of the Kaibab Plateau --
The Paria Plateau and the Marble Canon platform --
Physical history and evolution of the Grand Canon District --
The excavation of the Grand Canon : corrasion and weathering --
The excavation of the Grand Canon : origin of the details of its erosion.
Series Title: Monographs of the United States Geological Survey, v.2.
Other Titles: Tertiary history of the Grand Canyon District
Responsibility: Clarence E. Dutton.

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The classic geological study of the Grand Canyon, commissioned by the fledgling U.S. Geological Survey, is admired today as much for its literary qualities as for its scientific value.

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