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USGS: Geological Survey Bulletin 1493 (Landforms of Today ...

Erosion of the sedimentary layers has left many of these dikes as conspicuous vertical walls of igneous rock that project ... are less abundant north ...

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USGS: Geological Survey Bulletin 1191 (Rock Formations ...

In the Vernal Mesa Quartz Monzonite abundant phenocrysts of microcline feldspar 1 to 2 inches ... such as schists and most gneisses. Against other igneous rocks ...

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NPS: Nature & Science» Geology Resources Division

But most rocks exposed in Grand Canyon can not be directly ... Igneous rocks exposed in Grand Canyon rocks actually have ... contain abundant fossils ...

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Views of the National Parks - National Park Service

Cinder cones are the most common volcano, ... The magma cools, and igneous rock formations are left inside the sedimentary rock layers.

http://www.nature.nps.gov/.../ET_01_Intro.htm

Geologic Glossary S through Z - National Park Service

One of the most common compounds ... Silicate minerals make up most rocks we see at ... Stope blocks form when injection of intrusive igneous rock weakens the ...

http://www2.nature.nps.gov/.../glossaryStoZ.html

Layers in Time - National Park Service

igneous rock, is visible as ... Grand Canyon Rocks ... What are the most common types of rocks found in their neighborhood?

http://www.nps.gov/.../D-L-Teacher-Geology-Outline-2.pdf

FIRE AND ICE - National Park Service

FIRE AND ICE Acadia’s Geologic ... The most common and abundant rock on Mount Desert Island is granite. ... reference to basalt, a common extrusive igneous rock.

http://www.nps.gov/.../fireandice.pdf

Map Unit Properties Table - National Park Service

numerous mafic dikes as much as several tens of feet across; dikes most abundant ... Mafic igneous rocks will erode faster than felsic igneous rocks None None

http://www2.nature.nps.gov/.../grsa_gre_rpt_print_table.pdf

USGS: Geological Survey Bulletin 1191 (Rock Formations ...

Gneiss is the most common rock in ... Strong uplift and deep erosion finally brought the ... The igneous material was introduced at great depth into the ...

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Sketch of Yosemite National Park and an Account of the ...

... the character of the rocks of the Yosemite region and also into ... of such rocks, all of them of igneous ... Most rocks in disturbed mountain ...

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