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Paleontology Resource Management Plan Chesapeake & Ohio ...

1 Introduction Geological Background The oldest rocks exposed in and around Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historic Park (CHOH) formed 1.1 billion years ago (Ga ...

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MASTER VOCABULARY LIST FOR THE FLORISSANT FOSSIL BEDS ...

Level 2 ASH Volcanic dust or tiny lava particles that accompany pyroclastic explosions. BIOSTRATIGRAPHIC UNIT A group of rock strata that is identified by its fossil ...

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Texas Bureau of Economic Geology: Down to Earth at Tuff ...

Figure 2. Looking upstream at Tuff Canyon from central observation platform (see map in back of book). This guidebook describes features visible from the ...

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Yosemite Ranger Notes - Yosemite National Park

About This Blog. Ranger-naturalists have been interpreting the natural and cultural resources of Yosemite for park visitors for nearly a century.

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National Park Service: A Survey of the Recreational ...

Provinces and subprovinces of the Colorado River drainage area, as recognized in this report, are based on physiographic character, on rock structure, and on the age ...

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Animal Life in the Yosemite (Mammals) - National Park Service

SIERRA MOUNTAIN BEAVER. Aplodontia rufa californica (Peters) Field characters.—Size of small Marmot, with general appearance of Meadow Mouse; tail so short as to ...

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Create Sedimentary Strata - National Park Service

Big River Journey Classroom Activity: Geology Create Sedimentary Strata Objective: The student will utilize two types of sediment and water to create sedimentary

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USGS: Geological Survey Bulletin 612 (Itinerary)

1 The section along the shore of San Pablo Bay between Vallejo Junction and Pinole (see figs. 19 and 20, on sheet 25, p. 224) includes six of the most widespread ...

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USGS: Geological Survey 7th Annual Report: Obsidian Cliff ...

COLUMNAR CRACKING. Obsidian Cliff is especially remarkable for the development of prismatic columns, which form the southern end of the mass.

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USGS: Geological Survey Bulletin 1393 (Summary of Geologic ...

But this is not the whole story. As indicated earlier, younger Mesozoic and Tertiary rocks more than 1 mile thick that once covered the area have been carried away by ...

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