An Introduction To Grand Canyon Fossils

Author: Dave Thayer
Publisher: Grand Canyon Association
ISBN: 9780938216957
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An Introduction to Grand Canyon Fossils is the only book of its kind focusing on the fossils of the national park, and it will be a delight to readers young and old fascinated by evidence of life hardened in stone.

Life In Stone

Author: Christa Sadler
Publisher: Grand Canyon Assn
ISBN: 9780938216810
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An overview of the Colorado Plateau's fossil remains of organisms that lived millions of years ago, featuring numerous illustrations and photographs.

The Fossil Book

Author: Gary Parker
Publisher: New Leaf Publishing Group
ISBN: 0890514380
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Fossils are discussed in the context of Creationism.

Proceedings Of The Third Annual Fossils Of Arizona Symposium November 18 1995

Author: Mesa Southwest Museum
Publisher: American Traveler Press
ISBN: 9780935810615
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It crops out as discontinuous lenses up to several hundred feet thick and up to
several hundred yards wide that fill old valleys eroded into the top of the
underlying Redwall Limestone. The fossil record of the Surprise Canyon has
yielded more than 60 species of marine invertebrates as well as 12 species of
land plants and a variety of plant and animal microfossils. Index fossils in the
Formation indicate an age of late Chesterian (Late Mississippian).
INTRODUCTION The Surprise ...

An Introduction To Grand Canyon Geology

Author: L. Greer Price
Publisher: Grand Canyon Assn
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Perfect for the first-time visitor or the seasoned traveler. Includes sections on the geologic records, regional geology, plate tectonies and the Colorado River.

An Introduction To Fossils And Minerals

Author: Jon Erickson
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 143810961X
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Figure 177 A cutaway view of rock bed formations that comprise the Supai Group
of the Grand Canyon,Arizona. (Courtesy USGS Professional Paper 1173)
through rocks that are hundreds of millions of years old and over a mile thick. The
Grand Canyon lies in the southwest end of the Colorado Plateau, a generally
mountain-free expanse that stretches from Arizona north into Utah and west into
Colorado and New Mexico.The region was uplifted during the rising of the Rocky

The Supai Group Of Grand Canyon

Author: Edwin Dinwiddie McKee
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INTRODUCTION. The Watahomigi Formation contains the largest and most
varied invertebrate fauna of any of the formations of the Supai Group. More than
85 species of megafossils have been recognized in this fauna, including remains
of corals, bryozoans, brachiopods, pelecypods, gastropods, echi- noids, and
trilobites. The fossils indicate a middle to late Morrowan (Early and Middle
Pennsylvanian) age for the greater part of the formation. Foraminiferal evidence
from the upper ...

Grand Canyon

Author: Tom Vail
ISBN: 9780890513736
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In fact, perspective is the backdrop for this wonderful story from nature. Visit this marvelous site yourself, through the pages of photographs and essays in this book, and think about your own perspective.

Americas Antiquities 100 Years Of Managing Fossils On Federal Lands

Author: Spencer G. Lucas
Publisher: New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science
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INTRODUCTION An initial inventory of fossil vertebrate tracks from areas
administered by the National Park Service was undertaken in 1998 (Santucci et
al., 1998). During the original inventory the fossilized tracks of ancient vertebrates
were identified in nineteen different units of the National Park Service. This
ichnological record in the parks ranged from Pennsylvanian trackways in Grand
Canyon National Park, Arizona, through Pleistocene / Holocene tracks in Zion
National Park, ...

Fossils A Very Short Introduction

Author: Keith Thomson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0192805045
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The idea depended on the proposition that, if a plant grows out of the soil, why
should a fossil not grow out of the rock? While this was a ... However, there was
an obvious connection to the phenomenon of crystallization, and many pseudo-
fossils exist in the form of the fern-like crystallization of salts on a bedding plane.
A compromise ... There are still those who believe, for example, that the Flood,
rather than aeons of erosion by the Colorado River, created the Arizona Grand