The Geologic Story of Canyonlands National Park
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The Geologic Story of Canyonlands National Park

By S. W. Lohman
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Table of Contents
  • The Geologic Story of Canyonlands NATIONAL PARK
  • Contents
  • Illustrations
  • A New Park is Born
  • Major Powell’s River Expeditions
  • Early History
    • Prehistoric people
    • Late arrivals
  • Geographic Setting
  • Rocks and Landforms
  • How to See the Park
  • The High Mesas
    • Island in the Sky
    • DEAD HORSE POINT STATE PARK
    • NORTH ENTRANCE
    • SHAFER AND WHITE RIM TRAILS
    • GRAND VIEW POINT
    • GREEN RIVER OVERLOOK
    • UPHEAVAL DOME
    • Hatch Point
    • NEEDLES OVERLOOK
    • CANYONLANDS OVERLOOK
    • U-3 LOOP
    • ANTICLINE OVERLOOK
    • Orange Cliffs
  • The Benchlands
    • The Maze and Land of Standing Rocks
    • The Needles district
    • SALT, DAVIS, AND LAVENDER CANYONS
    • THE NEEDLES AND THE GRABENS
  • Canyons of the Green and Colorado Rivers
    • Entrenched and cutoff meanders
    • Green River
    • Colorado River
  • Summary of Geologic History
  • Additional Reading
  • Acknowledgments
  • Selected references
  • Footnotes
  • Index
  • Transcriber’s Notes
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