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North Cascades Geology: Rocks and Minerals

(See Common Rock-Forming Minerals and Their Elements) ... Many different rocks representing these three groups occur in the North Cascades. On to Igneous Rocks

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

USGS: Geological Survey Bulletin 614 (Itinerary)

Serpentine is an altered form of certain igneous rocks that are as a rule dark and heavy and contain more ... One of the most abundant and conspicuous plants of ...

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

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

Considerations of the temporal frequency of rock falls and of the most common triggering mechanisms (mostly ... Rock falls in Yosemite Valley, California, ...

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

Geologic Glossary O through R - National Park Service

A large body of intrusive igneous rock that solidified within the crust. Batholiths and Stocks are types of plutons. ... The most common variety, augite, ...

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

USGS: Geological Survey Bulletin 1021-1 (Geology)

In igneous rock the ... No fossils have been found in the Spearfish formation in the Devils Tower ... shades of yellow and yellowish brown are most common.

http://www.nps.gov/.../sec1.htm

USGS: Geological Survey Bulletin 614 (Itinerary)

... is the highest, are composed of igneous rock and are the cores of small volcanoes which broke through ... one of the most abundant and characteristic ...

http://www.cr.nps.gov/.../sec4a.htm

NPS: Nature & Science» Geology Resources Division

... granite is a very common rock, ... If intrusive igneous rock is ... The calcium in their bodies provides the natural cement that makes limestone a strong ...

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

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

The Devils Postpile quadrangle straddles the crest of the Sierra Nevada southeast of Yosemite ... igneous rocks, ... most mafic and felsic rocks ...

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

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

... type of granite which is most abundant in the Merced ... by the glacier in the rock floor of the Little Yosemite and was analogous to ...

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

NPS: Nature & Science» Geology Resources Division

We do not know what caused this igneous episode. ... Abundant bones and tracks found in sedimentary rocks in the Rocky Mountain region date back to Jurassic and ...

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