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Landforms of Southern Utah

A Photographic Exploration

by Richard L. Orndorff

  • 305 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Mountain Press Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earth Sciences - Geology,
  • Subjects & Themes - Landscapes,
  • Outdoors & Nature / General,
  • Science,
  • Formations (Geology),
  • Geology,
  • Geoparks,
  • Utah,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11173707M
    ISBN 10087842539X
    ISBN 109780878425396

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Landforms of Southern Utah by Richard L. Orndorff Download PDF EPUB FB2

Landforms of Southern Utah: A Photographic Exploration invites readers to see landforms through a geologist's eyes: a cliff marking the line of a fault, a mesa capped with well-cemented sandstone, and a fin paralleling a set of fractures.

Brief essays about the geologic history of more than twenty places in Southern Utah accompany vibrant color photographs of landforms, from volcanic 3/5(2).

Brief essays about the geologic history of more than twenty places in Southern Utah accompany vibrant color photographs of landforms, from volcanic cinder cones to collapsed valleys and from modern sand dunes to ancient dunes preserved in cliffs of million-year-old sandstone.

Landforms and landscapes --Southern Utah's geologic past --Basin and range --Brian Head, Hurricane Cliffs, and Cedar Breaks --Zion National Park --Snow Canyon State Park --Virgin Anticline --Coral Pink Sand Dunes --Tushar Mountains --Bryce Canyon National Park --Kodachrome Basin State Park --Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument --Lake Powell --Fish Lake --Capitol Reef National Park.

Landforms of southern Utah by Richard L. Orndorff, David G. Futey,Mountain Press Pub. edition, in English. evolution of geologic landforms in southern Utah. Brief descriptions of the landforms are punctuated by color photos of sites such as Zion National Park, Virgin Anticline, Tushar Mountains, Monument Valley and Valley of the Gods, Bryce Canyon National Park, Lake Powell, Arches.

Landforms of Southern Utah: A Photographic Exploration invites readers to see landforms through a geologist's eyes: a cliff marking the line of a fault, a mesa capped with well-cemented sandstone, and a fin paralleling a set of fractures. Brief essays about the geologic history of more than twenty places in Southern Utah accompany Landforms of Southern Utah book color photographs of landforms, from volcanic cinder.

Every landform has a distinct geologic history. A cliff marks the line of a fault, a moraine delineates the edge of a former glacier, and a fin parallels a set of fractures.

In Landforms of Southern Utah, vibrant color photographs accompany brief essays about the geologic history of landforms in more than twenty-five landscapes in southern Utah. Authors Orndorff and Futey do justice to the colorful arches.

by Richard L. Orndorff and David G. Futey Only $ Landforms of Southern Utah - A photographic journey of the natural wonders of southern Utah. See pictures of Zion, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands and Arches National Parks, just to name a few. Landforms of Utah 2.

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This is a list of Utah writers. Nephi Anderson. Jack Anderson (–) – journalism, nonfiction; Nephi Anderson (–) - religious/family values fiction; Leonard J. Arrington (–) – history, nonfiction; B. Will Bagley (born ) – history. Dixie National Forest, Southern Utah second driest state in the nation, its climate, soils, and vegetation are as diverse as are its landforms.

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Several specialized programs comprise the UGS: Energy & Minerals, Geologic Hazards, Geologic Information & Outreach, Geologic Mapping, Groundwater & Wetlands, and. Age Range: 12 - 14 Years. About the Author. Richard L. Orndorff, professor of geotechnical engineering at Eastern Washington University, is a coauthor of Geology Underfoot in Central Nevada, Geology Underfoot in Southern Utah, and Landforms of Southern Utah, all published by Mountain Press Publishing Company.

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The other two most prominent canyons in the Southwest are southern Utah’s Bryce Canyon and Zion Canyon, the latter of which is technically an escarpment, or steep slope, of Paunsaguant Plateau.

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