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The geologic story of the Great Plains.

The geologic story of the Great Plains.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology - Great Plains

  • Edition Notes

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    The Physical Object
    Pagination55 p.
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22017449M

    The geologic units that make up the High Plains aquifer and the underlying bedrock units range in age from Permian to Quaternary; Figure 6 is a diagram showing the geologic age and thickness of these geologic units. The composition of the bedrock units that underlie the High Plains aquifer includes siltstone, shale, loosely to moderately cemented clay and silt, chalk, limestone, dolomite. A new nonfiction book by Larkin Powell takes readers on an exploration through the diversity of bird life across the Great Plains. Published by the University of Nebraska Press, “Great Plains Birds” includes details on the history, geography and geology of the plains alongside avian that inhabit the region.

      Great Plains Geology concisely guides readers through the geological development of the Great Plains region. It describes the distinct features of fifty-seven geologic sites, including fascinating places such as Raton Pass in Colorado and New Mexico, the Missouri Breaks of Montana, and the Ashfall Fossil Beds in Nebraska. Great Plains Geology concisely guides readers through the geological development of the Great Plains region. It describes the distinct features of fifty-seven geologic sites, including fascinating places such as Raton Pass in Colorado and New Mexico, the Missouri Breaks of Montana, and the Ashfall Fossil Beds in Nebraska.4/5(2).

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The Geologic Story of the Great Plains Paperback – August 1, by Donald E. Trimble (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide The geologic story of the Great Plains. book formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback, August 1, Cited by:   The Geologic Story of the Great Plains: THE GREAT PLAINS—ITS PARTS.

Within the Great Plains are many large areas that differ greatly from adjoining areas (fig. The Black Hills stands out distinctively from the surrounding lower land, and its dark, forested prominence can be seen for scores of miles from any direction.

The Geologic Story of the Great Plains: THE GEOLOGIC STORY OF THE GREAT PLAINS. By Donald E. Trimble. A nontechnical description of the origin and evolution of the landscape of the Great Plains Reprint with minor revisions of GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN United States Geological Survey.

The Geologic Story of the Great Plains: WHAT IS THE GREAT PLAINS. The United States has been subdivided into physiographic regions that, although they have great diversity within themselves, are distinctly different from each other (fig.

From the Rocky Mountains on the west to the Appalachians on the east, the interior of our country is a. |a Geologic story of the Great Plains 3: 0 |a Nontechnical description of the origin and evolution of the landscape of the Great Plains 1 |a [Reston, Va.]: |b United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey, |c 2 |a Washington: |b United States Government Printing Office The trees retreated northward as the ice front receded, and the Great Plains has been a treeless grassland for the last 8, years.

For more than half a century after Lewis and Clark crossed the country inthe Great Plains was the testing ground of. The Geologic Story of the Great Plains: EARLY HISTORY. The Interior Plains, of which the Great Plains is the western, mostly unglaciated part (fig.

2), is the least complicated part of our continent geologically except for the Coastal Plain. For most of the half billion years from million (fig. 5) until about 70 million years ago, shallow.

Rated of 5 I am going to disagree with the first sentence of the publisher's description of this book. That sentence (as found on Goodreads and on Amazon) reads: "Great Plains Geology concisely guides readers through the geological development of the Great Plains region/5(7).

The Geologic Story of the Great Plains: LANDFORMS OF TODAY—THE SURFACE FEATURES OF THE GREAT PLAINS. The mountainous sections of the Great Plains were formed long before the remaining areas were outlined by erosion.

Uplift of the Black Hills and the Central Texas Uplift began as the continental interior was raised and the last Cretaceous sea. This major shift in geologic processes lasted for more than 20 million years, as the continental seas retreated, to be replaced by the first landscapes of the ancestral Great Plains.

Uplift along the eastern margin of the Rocky Mountains was dramatic, and deposits of the Cretaceous seas were raised thousands of feet above sea level. The Great Plains (sometimes simply "the Plains") is a broad expanse of flat land (a plain), much of it covered in prairie, steppe, and grassland, located in the interior of North lies west of the Mississippi River tallgrass prairie in the United States and east of the Rocky Mountains in the U.S.

and Canada. It encompasses: The entirety of Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Get this from a library. The geologic story of the Great Plains: a nontechnical description of the origin and evolution of the landscape of the Great Plains.

[Donald E Trimble; Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association.]. Get this from a library. The geological story of the Great Plains: a nontechnical description of the origin and evolution of the landscape of the Great Plains.

[Donald E Trimble; Geological Survey (U.S.),]. The geological story of the Great Plains: a nontechnical description of the origin and evolution of the landscape of the Great Plains / by Donald E. Trimble. Format Online Resource Book Published [Reston, Va.]: United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey, Get this from a library.

The geological story of the Great Plains: a nontechnical description of the origin and evolution of the landscape of the Great Plains. [Donald E Trimble; Geological Survey (U.S.)] -- A nontechnical description of the origin and evolution of the landscape of the Great Plains.

Book Description: Great Plains Geologyconcisely guides readers through the geological development of the Great Plains describes the distinct features of fifty-seven geologic sites, including fascinating places such as Raton Pass in Colorado and New Mexico, the Missouri Breaks of Montana, and the Ashfall Fossil Beds in Nebraska.

“I fear for the Great Plains because many think they are boring.” p. 91 I'll probably like this book more than you. I salivated over the possibilities of Great Plains after reading the author's Travels in Siberia.I went in with high hopes but acknowledge now that twenty-one years lapsed between this book and the Russian one, and Great Plains, as great as it is, reads, and was, the work of 4/5().

“Great Plains Geology,” a new book by University of Nebraska-Lincoln Research Geologist Emeritus Robert Diffendal, answers these questions and many more by digging at the geologic bedrock of the Great Plains.

This book is the second in the “Discover the Great Plains” small book series, published by the Center for Great Plains Studies. Great Plains Geology concisely guides readers through the geological development of the Great Plains region. It describes the distinct features of fifty-seven geologic sites, including fascinating places such as Raton Pass in Colorado and New Mexico, the Missouri Breaks of Montana, and the Ashfall Fossil Beds in Nebraska.

Diffendal’s book on the geology of the Great Plains looks much more closely at all those outcroppings and rock formations due to volcanic activity and Ice Age glaciers. Great Plains Geology By R.F. Diffendal Jr., professor emeritus in the School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

He is the author of Lewis and Clark and the Geology of the Great Plains. BUY THE BOOK. Great Plains Geology concisely guides readers through the geological development of the Great Plains region.About this book.

Great Plains Geology concisely guides readers through the geological development of the Great Plains region. It describes the distinct features of fifty-seven geologic sites, including fascinating places such as Raton Pass in Colorado and New Mexico, the Missouri Breaks of Montana, and the Ashfall Fossil Beds in Nebraska.This review originally published in Looking For a Good of 5 I am going to disagree with the first sentence of the publisher's description of this book.

That sentence (as found on Goodreads and on Amazon) reads: "Great Plains Geology concisely guides readers through the geological development of the Great Plains region/5(6).