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EARLY HISTORY OF THE YOSEMITE VALLEY - USGS: Geological ...

... , and also in the rugged headwater basin of Yosemite Creek on the north side of that peak. ... The younger rocks make up most of the western half, ...

http://www.nps.gov/.../sec2a.htm

USGS: Geological Survey Bulletin 614 (Itinerary)

Serpentine is an altered form of certain igneous rocks that are as ... but it has been introduced from Japan and is common m many of our cities. The rocks in which ...

http://www.cr.nps.gov/.../sec6.htm

NPS: Nature & Science» Geology Resources Division

We do not know what caused this igneous ... ancestral Rocky Mountains" were deposited ... in sedimentary rocks in the Rocky Mountain region date back ...

http://www.nature.nps.gov/.../romo

NPS: Nature & Science» Geology Resources Division

Geologic structures in Grand Teton National Park are located ... core of igneous and metamorphic Precambrian rocks overlain in most of ... are the most common, ...

http://www.nature.nps.gov/.../index.cfm

Layers in Time - National Park Service

igneous rock, is visible as ... What are the most common types of rocks found in their neighborhood? When were the nearby mountains or hills formed?

http://www.nps.gov/.../D-L-Teacher-Geology-Lesson-Plan.pdf

NPS: Nature & Science» Geology Resources Division

... granite is a very common rock, ... If intrusive igneous rock is magma that cools deep inside the earth, how does rock like this get to the earth’s surface?

http://www2.nature.nps.gov/.../nama

Progressive failure of sheeted rock slopes: the 2009 2010 ...

granite walls, rock falls are common in Yosemite National Park. From 1857 to 2010, ... falls and rock slides from the cliffs of Yosemite Valley, a

http://www.nps.gov/.../Stock-et-al-2012-ESPL.pdf

Catastrophic rock avalanche 3600 years BP from El Capitan ...

The glacially steepened cliffs of Yosemite Valley experience frequent rock falls. ... common from the upper slopes of Yosemite Valley, above the

http://www.nps.gov/.../rock-fall-el-cap-stock-uhrhammer.pdf

USGS: Geological Survey Professional Paper 554—D ...

The Devils Postpile quadrangle straddles the crest of the Sierra Nevada southeast of Yosemite National Park and ... by various granitoid igneous rocks, ...

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

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

... the abundance of rock ... for although medial moraines are common features on ... the glaciers that occupied the hanging valleys of Yosemite ...

http://www.nps.gov/.../sec3a.htm