The Geologic Story of Colorado National Monument Revised Edition
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The Geologic Story of Colorado National Monument Revised Edition

By S. W. Lohman
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Table of Contents
  • The Geologic Story of COLORADO NATIONAL MONUMENT
  • Contents
  • Figures
  • Preface
  • History of the Monument
  • Early History of the Region
    • Prehistoric People
  • Late Arrivals
    • Early Settlement[13]
    • The Brown-Stanton River Expedition[14]
    • Kodel’s Gold Mine[15]
    • Recent Cave Dweller
  • Artesian Wells
  • Geographic Setting
  • The Geologic Story Begins
    • Ancient Rocks and Events
    • A Great Gap in the Rock Record
  • The Age of Reptiles
    • Early Landscape
    • Ancient Sand Dunes
    • The Rains Came
    • Another Gap in the Rock Record
    • The Sea to the West
    • Deposits and Events East of the Sea
    • Dinosaurs Roam the Monument
    • Dinosaurs on the Move
    • Yet Another Gap in the Rock Record
    • Peat Bogs
    • The Sea Covers the Plateau
    • The Sea’s Final Retreat
    • End of the Dinosaurs
  • The Age of Mammals
    • Early Deposits and Events
    • Lake Uinta
    • The Mountains Rise Again
    • Nearby Lava Flows[30]
    • Ancestral Colorado River
    • Piracy on the High Plateaus
  • The Age of Man
    • The Ice Age
    • Capture of East Creek
    • Canyon Cutting
    • A Look into the Future
  • How to See the Monument
  • Trips Through and Around the Monument[34]
    • From Grand Junction through the Redlands to the West Entrance of the Monument
      • STARTING POINT
      • REDLANDS CANAL
      • SOUTH BROADWAY
      • SOUTH CAMP ROAD SIDE TRIP
      • BRACHIOSAURUS MONUMENT
      • WATCH TURNS
      • LEFT TURN
      • WATCH FOR BUFFALO
      • REDLANDS FAULT
      • WINGATE DRIVE SIDE TRIP
      • MONUMENT CANYON TRAIL
      • DRAINAGE DIVIDE
      • ROAD INTERSECTION
    • STARTING POINT
    • REDLANDS CANAL
    • SOUTH BROADWAY
    • SOUTH CAMP ROAD SIDE TRIP
    • BRACHIOSAURUS MONUMENT
    • WATCH TURNS
    • LEFT TURN
    • WATCH FOR BUFFALO
    • REDLANDS FAULT
    • WINGATE DRIVE SIDE TRIP
    • MONUMENT CANYON TRAIL
    • DRAINAGE DIVIDE
    • ROAD INTERSECTION
    • From Fruita to the West Entrance of the Monument
      • MORRISON FORMATION
    • MORRISON FORMATION
    • Through the Monument from West to East Entrances
      • WEST ENTRANCE
      • REDLANDS VIEW
      • NEW EARTHFILL
      • BALANCED ROCK
      • HISTORIC TRAILS VIEW
      • FRUITA CANYON VIEW
      • CAMPGROUND AND PICNIC AREA
      • WINDOW ROCK
      • VISITOR CENTER—MONUMENT HEADQUARTERS
      • GAP IN ROCK RECORD
      • PIPE ORGAN
      • DEPENDENCE VIEW
      • GRAND VIEW
      • MONUMENT CANYON VIEW
      • COKE OVENS OVERLOOK
      • ARTISTS POINT
      • HIGHLAND VIEW
      • DIVIDE
      • LIBERTY CAP TRAILHEAD
      • GLADE PARK ROAD
      • FLOOD
      • UPPER UTE CANYON VIEW
      • FALLEN ROCK OVERLOOK
      • UTE CANYON TRAILHEAD
      • UTE CANYON
      • LOWER UTE CANYON VIEW
      • RED CANYON OVERLOOK
      • DS ROAD
      • COLD SHIVERS POINT
      • HEAD OF SERPENTS TRAIL
      • FOOT OF SERPENTS TRAIL
      • DEVILS KITCHEN
      • EAST ENTRANCE
    • WEST ENTRANCE
    • REDLANDS VIEW
    • NEW EARTHFILL
    • BALANCED ROCK
    • HISTORIC TRAILS VIEW
    • FRUITA CANYON VIEW
    • CAMPGROUND AND PICNIC AREA
    • WINDOW ROCK
    • VISITOR CENTER—MONUMENT HEADQUARTERS
    • GAP IN ROCK RECORD
    • PIPE ORGAN
    • DEPENDENCE VIEW
    • GRAND VIEW
    • MONUMENT CANYON VIEW
    • COKE OVENS OVERLOOK
    • ARTISTS POINT
    • HIGHLAND VIEW
    • DIVIDE
    • LIBERTY CAP TRAILHEAD
    • GLADE PARK ROAD
    • FLOOD
    • UPPER UTE CANYON VIEW
    • FALLEN ROCK OVERLOOK
    • UTE CANYON TRAILHEAD
    • UTE CANYON
    • LOWER UTE CANYON VIEW
    • RED CANYON OVERLOOK
    • DS ROAD
    • COLD SHIVERS POINT
    • HEAD OF SERPENTS TRAIL
    • FOOT OF SERPENTS TRAIL
    • DEVILS KITCHEN
    • EAST ENTRANCE
    • From the East Entrance to Grand Junction
      • SOUTH CAMP ROAD SHORTCUT
      • GAP IN ROCK RECORD
      • FLOOD DAMAGE
      • SOUTH BROADWAY
    • SOUTH CAMP ROAD SHORTCUT
    • GAP IN ROCK RECORD
    • FLOOD DAMAGE
    • SOUTH BROADWAY
    • Through Glade Park from the Northwest Arm of Ute Canyon to Columbus Canyon
      • GLADE PARK ROAD
      • GLADE PARK
      • GLADE PARK FAULT
      • LITTLE PARK ROAD
    • GLADE PARK ROAD
    • GLADE PARK
    • GLADE PARK FAULT
    • LITTLE PARK ROAD
    • From Glade Park to Grand Junction Via the Little Park Road
      • GLADE PARK FAULT
      • LADDER AND ROUGH CANYONS
    • GLADE PARK FAULT
    • LADDER AND ROUGH CANYONS
  • Résumé of Geologic History and Relation to Other National Parks and Monuments in the Colorado Plateau
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Additional Reading
  • Footnotes
  • Index
  • Transcriber’s Notes
  • Transcriber’s Note on Linking between eBooks
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