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USGS: Geological Survey Professional Paper 329 ...

... p. 391-413) found that the composite Sierra Nevada batholith includes intrusive igneous ... common (fig. 8). FIGURE 7 ... of the Yosemite region. The ...

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NPS » Explore Nature » Geology, ... the world's largest and most colorful collections of petrified wood at Petrified Forest National Park, ...

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Geology - Glacier National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

... late in the Proterozoic some igneous rock in the form of lava flowed onto the sea ... Rocks falling on the glacier from above mix with the glacial ice ...

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The Geology of the San Juan Islands (Igneous Rocks)

The porphyrites are the most widespread and abundant of all igneous rock types occurring on the San Juan ... It is particularly abundant on Blakeley Island, ...

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Rockfall - Yosemite National Park (U.S. National Park Service)

Most rockfalls in Yosemite occur in the winter ... an integrated analysis of the 2009 Ahwiyah Point rock fall, Yosemite National Park, USA" by ...

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NPS: Explore Nature » Geologic Resources » Education ...

Mica typically occurs in metamorphic and igneous rocks. ... Hornblende is the most common amphibole and is dark ... as well as in basalt at Yosemite National ...

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Bedrock Geology of the Yosemite Valley Area

In the case of plutonic rocks, the most significant structure ... split the rocks of Yosemite Valley to ... on the systematics of igneous rocks: ...

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USGS: Geological Survey Professional Paper 160 (The ...

... , but it is a little darker and more bluish than the El Capitan granite. Its most abundant ... Probably no granitic rock in the Yosemite region ...

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Minerals - National Park Service

This image shows some of the most common minerals you'll find in rocks. ... it is a component in many igneous and metamorphic rocks. Olivine

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Half Dome Day Hike - Yosemite National Park (U.S. National ...

... (the cables and rock become very slick when wet; most accidents on ... Some of the most common injuries Half Dome ... Little Yosemite Valley Ranger ...

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