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Yosemite - U.S. National Park Service - Experience Your ...

What is there to do in Yosemite? This common question is a difficult one to answer ... The Yosemite Leadership Program partners with UC Merced, ...

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Geologic Glossary D through I - National Park Service

Most common in metamorphic rocks, ... A term used to describe light-colored igneous rocks with an abundance of light-colored minerals, ...

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Vegetational Changes in Yosemite Valley (Geology)

Ancient Lake Yosemite became completely filled with sediment. Later, ... Rocks deposited in the valley are predominantly siliceous igneous intrusive, ...

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

These of all the rocks of the Yosemite region are the most ... and dikes of other igneous rocks, ... fractured rocks glacial quarrying ...

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Views of the National Parks - National Park Service

Eventually the magma hardens inside Earth and becomes an intrusive igneous rock. ... the most common volcano, ... The most common types of volcanic rocks are ...

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

Views of the National Parks Glossary - National Park Service

... (feldspathoid) + silica + c, and applied to an igneous rock having abundant light ... it is most common where rock or soil is totally waterlogged by still ...

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

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

While at Yosemite, ... Animals come to feed on the green grasses and use the flowing and ... Reptiles are not common but include rubber boa, western fence ...

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2013 The Tower Columns - National Park Service

The much harder igneous rock of the Tower survived the onslaught ... turkey vultures are the most widely spread and therefore very common in the Black hills.

http://www.nps.gov/.../2013-Spring-Park-Newspaper.pdf

LANDFORMS OF TODAY—THE SURFACE FEATURES OF THE GREAT PLAINS

... nearly vertical slabs of igneous rock that filled fractures ... are two of many butte outliers of the High Plains rocks near ... Dunes are common, ...

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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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