• Curecanti National Recreation Area

    Curecanti

    National Recreation Area Colorado

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6: Additional Resources

Geologic Time, Online Edition by William L. Newman

This USGS online publication provides a thorough introduction to relative verses, absolute dating and the developmental history of the geologic time scale.

Fossils, Rocks and Time, Lucy E. Edwards and John Pojeta, Jr.

In this USGS online publication, learn the important role that fossils play in shaping the geologic time scale.

Did You Know?

Blue Mesa Reservoir

At 20 miles long and with 96 miles of shoreline, Blue Mesa Reservoir is the largest body of water in the state of Colorado.