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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Dutton, Clarence E. (Clarence Edward), 1841-1912.
Tertiary history of the Grand Cañon District.
Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2001
|Material Type:||Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Clarence E Dutton
|Notes:||Reprint of the 1882 ed. published by the U.S. Geological Survey, Washington, which was issued as vol. 2 of its Monographs.
|Description:||xxv, 264 p. : ill. ; 29 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.
|Responsibility:||Clarence E. Dutton ; with an introduction by Wallace Stegner and a new foreword by Stephen J. Pyne.|
"A must for lovers of the high desert and for anyone who loves a journey. Clarence Dutton's magnificent tribute to the natural world is much more than a geological study and encompasses much more
- Geology, Stratigraphic -- Tertiary.
- Geology -- Arizona -- Grand Canyon Region.
- Grand Canyon Region (Ariz.)
- Stratigraphie -- Tertiaire.
- Géologie -- Arizona -- Grand Canyon, Région du.
- Grand Canyon, Région du (Ariz.)
- Geology, Stratigraphic.
- Tertiary Geologic Period.
- Arizona -- Grand Canyon Region.