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Gneiss - Black Canyon Of The Gunnison National Park (U.S ...

... and is another of the most common rock building minerals. ... Biotite is an important and common mineral in both igneous and metamorphic rocks.

http://www.nps.gov/.../gneiss.htm

Natural Features & Ecosystems - Yosemite National Park (U ...

... the underlying rocks, was the basis for Yosemite's ... and is common in Yosemite ... Most people visiting Yosemite gaze upon ...

http://www.nps.gov/.../naturalfeaturesandecosystems.htm

Views of the National Parks - National Park Service

The most common types of volcanic rocks are basalt, andesite, ... Igneous rocks are harder and resist weathering better than sedimentary rocks, ...

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

Geology - Great Smoky Mountains National Park (U.S ...

... and shale, are most common in the park. ... Small bodies of metamorphosed igneous rocks, called dikes, are found from near Fontana Dam to Clingmans Dome.

http://www.nps.gov/.../geology.htm

Yosemite Ranger Notes - Yosemite National Park

Now that the California black oaks in Yosemite Valley have dropped most of ... Water-Rock -Wind Bobcat ... The most common milkweed plant in Yosemite ...

http://www.nps.gov/.../rangernotes.htm?tagID=7EB77D65-155D-4519-3E2843843882D5E8

Rockfall hazard and risk assessment in the Yosemite Valley ...

... of which rock slides and rock falls are the most common types. ... These were particularly abundant near the Yosemite Lodge and near the Curry Village (Fig. 7).

http://www.nps.gov/.../Guzzetti_etal_2003_NHESS.pdf

North Cascades Geology: Rocks and Minerals

(See Common Rock-Forming Minerals and Their Elements) ... On to Igneous Rocks | North Cascades geology home | North Cascades National Park home | | ...

http://www2.nature.nps.gov/.../nocageol2.html

Geologic Glossary D through I - National Park Service

Most common in metamorphic rocks, ... See intrusive (plutonic) and extrusive (volcanic) igneous rock. . illite A potassium-rich clay mineral impermeable

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

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

It's worth taking a moment to learn the four common squirrels visitors are most ... the most commonly seen squirrel in Yosemite ... rock crevices and caves ...

http://www.nps.gov/.../mammals.htm

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

While at Yosemite, ... chaparral to conifer forests to expanses of alpine rock. ... are not common but include rubber boa, western fence lizard ...

http://www.nps.gov/.../animals.htm