Geology Web Videos

Introduction to Teton Geology

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Duration:
2 minutes, 41 seconds

Learn about the geologic forces that continue to change the dramatic scenery of Jackson Hole. Find out why the Teton Range rises abruptly from the valley and how the Teton fault and glacial ice shape the landscape.

 

Geology of Mt. Moran

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Duration:
3 minutes, 5 seconds

Learn about Mt. Moran, a mountain that has it all: sedimentary, igneous and metamorphic rocks as well as alpine glaciers.

 

Glaciers of Grand Teton National Park

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Duration:
2 minutes, 54 seconds

Learn about the various glacial periods that swept over the landscape carving the high peaks, carving U-shaped canyons and gouging out depressions to form valley lakes.

 

The Teton Fault

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Duration:
2 minutes, 16 seconds

Motion on the Teton fault began about 10 million years ago lifting the mountains skyward and hinging the valley down. It is only a matter of time before another earthquake lifts the mountains and drops the valley floor.

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Drawer 170
Moose, WY 83012

Phone:

(307) 739-3300
The central phone will allow you to connect to general park information, park website, directory of employee extensions, or the park business offices.

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