Roadside Geology of Arizona


Author: Halka Chronic
Publisher: Mountain Press
ISBN: 9780878421473
Category: Science
Page: 314
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An introductory chapter briefly reviews Arizona's geology followed by a series of road guides with the local particulars. The authors tell you what the rocks are and what they mean. Useful graphics and charts supplement the text and help you to understa

Roadside Geology of Colorado


Author: Halka Chronic,Felicie Williams
Publisher: Mountain Press
ISBN: N.A
Category: Science
Page: 399
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The rocks and landforms have not changed much since the publication of the first edition of the Roadside Geology of Colorado in 1980, but our understanding of them has. With expanded coverage, updated maps, new photographs, and the latest geologic interpr

Arizona

A Celebration of the Grand Canyon State
Author: Jim Turner
Publisher: Gibbs Smith
ISBN: 1423607422
Category: History
Page: 336
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Jim Turner captures Arizona’s history with engaging words accompanied by scenic and historic images that define the spirit of this last frontier outpost of the continental United States. Arizona is a colorful, comprehensive, and exciting history of the Grand Canyon State from its prehistoric origins, to its definitive Native American, Spanish, and Wild West cultures, to its present biotech industries.

Geologie für Dummies


Author: Alecia M. Spooner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527687483
Category: Education
Page: 376
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Fragen Sie sich auch manchmal, warum die Erde so aussieht wie sie aussieht? Eiszeiten, Vulkanismus, Erosion, Meteoriteneinschläge - unser Planet hat in seiner Geschichte schon einiges mitgemacht. Und so vielgestaltig die Erde aussieht, so umfangreich und komplex ist auch das Thema Geologie. Aber keine Sorge, Alecia Spooner erklärt Ihnen leicht verständlich alles Wichtige, was es zum Thema Geologie zu wissen gibt: von den chemischen Grundlagen und der Bedeutung von Wind und Wasser für die Geowissenschaften bis zur Bildung und Bestimmung von Gesteinen. Sie erfahren alles Wissenswerte zu Konvektion, Plattentektonik, Mineralien, Fossilien, Erdbeben, Oberflächenprozessen, den geologischen Zeitaltern und vieles, vieles mehr. Nehmen Sie das Buch zur Hand und bringen Sie die Steine ins Rollen!

Navajo Transmission Project (NTP) [NV,AZ,NM]

Environmental Impact Statement
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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Backroads & Byways of Arizona: Drives, Day Trips & Weekend Excursions


Author: Jackie Dishner
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 1581579063
Category: Travel
Page: 216
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An easy-to-follow guide from a longtime local, offering up 12 unique road trips that will take you into the heart of the Grand Canyon State. From the deserts near the U.S./Mexico border to the pine tree forests along the Mogollon Rim, and back to the west “coast,” where the Colorado River runs its wild course, Arizona resident Jackie Dishner is your guide to all the wonders this state has to offer. Arizona’s quirks, colors, spectacular landscapes, and serene spots set the tone as you explore the Grand Canyon State. Dishner will introduce you to old-timers, take you inside Native American ruins, and share the stunning vistas to be found if you venture off the beaten path. You’ll find adventures you’ll never forget on every page.

Arizona and the Grand Canyon


Author: John Gattuso
Publisher: Langenscheidt Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781585731695
Category: Travel
Page: 350
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This book provides everything you'll ever need in a guide book. It is an inspiring background read, an invaluable on-the-spot companion and a superb souvenir of your visit. Evocative photography: Insight Guides are renowned for their great pictures, which vividly convey a sense of everyday life. Illuminating text: Expert writers bring to life Arizona's history, culture, parks, arts, food and, above all, its people. Incisive evaluations: From the overwhelming beauty of the Grand Canyon and Indian Country to the bustle of Phoenix and Tucson, it's all here. Detailed, cross-referenced maps: All sites are clearly highlighted and numbered in relation to the text. Full listings: All the travel details, hotels, restaurants and phone numbers you'll need.

Town of Marana Habitat Conservation Plan

Environmental Impact Statement
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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Desert Dinosaurs: Discovering Prehistoric Sites in the American Southwest


Author: Anthony D. Fredericks
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 1581577966
Category: Travel
Page: 240
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This sourcebook for scientific discovery is stuffed full of incredible facts and compelling data, offering readers insights, observations, and spirited examinations of the natural world. Desert Dinosaurs is one of the few books to combine literary adventure with the possibility of hands-on discovery. Its focus is on a non-scientist’s discoveries about the dinosaurs that frequented Arizona and New Mexico’s prehistoric lands, and it offers readers the encouragement and provides them the opportunity to make their own discoveries at those sites where they can actively participate. This sourcebook for scientific discovery is stuffed full of incredible facts and compelling data. Desert Dinosaurs offers readers insights, observations, and spirited examinations of the natural world.

Eine kurze Geschichte der Erde

eine Reise durch 5 Milliarden Jahre
Author: J. D. Macdougall
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Science
Page: 317
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Fieldnotes from the Arizona Bureau of Geology and Mineral Technology


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Geology
Page: N.A
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The Journal of Arizona History


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Arizona
Page: N.A
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Pages of Stone: Grand Canyon and the plateau country


Author: Halka Chronic
Publisher: Mountaineers Books
ISBN: N.A
Category: Science
Page: 156
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Describes important geological formations in sixteen national parks, discusses contintental drift, earthquakes, volcanic activity and erosion

Roadside Geology of New Mexico


Author: Halka Chronic
Publisher: Mountain Press Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780878422098
Category: Science
Page: 255
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The Land of Enchantment, New Mexico is as varied in its scenery as its nickname suggests. With desert lowlands in the south and high, hoary peaks in the north, with rugged volcanic uplands and colorful plateaus, with high plains along its eastern border

Geologic Diversity of Arizona and Its Margins

Excursions to Choice Areas
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Arizona
Page: 422
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Hydrology and Water Resources in Arizona and the Southwest


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Hydrology
Page: N.A
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Creation Research Society Quarterly


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Bible and science
Page: N.A
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Grand Canyon geology


Author: Stanley S. Beus,Michael Morales
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: N.A
Category: Science
Page: 432
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This second edition of the leading book on Grand Canyon geology contains the most recent discoveries and interpretations of the origin and history of the canyon. It includes two entirely new chapters: one on debris flow in the Canyon and one on Holocene deposits in the canyon. All chapters have been updated where necessary and all photographs have been replaced or re-screened for better resolution. Written by acknowledged experts in stratigraphy, paleontology, structural geology, geomorphology, volcanism, and seismology, this book offers a wealth of information for students, geologists, and general readers interested in acquiring an understanding of the geological history of this great natural wonder.

A Birder's Guide to Southeastern Arizona


Author: Richard Cachor Taylor
Publisher: Amer Birding Assn
ISBN: N.A
Category: Nature
Page: 374
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Great year-round birding, grand scenery, and a birdlist that includes some of the most sought-after and beautiful birds in all of North America make A Birder's Guide to Southeastern Arizona the essential guidebook for residents and visitors to this area. This fifth edition includes expanded bar graphs keyed to habitats, with seasonal and abundance information for 514 species. In addition, there is an annotated Specialties section which provides information on the best places to find over 240 of the most interesting birds of Southeastern Arizona. Also included are maps, directions, and birding tips for the newest birding hotspots. The author, Rick Taylor, brings a wealth of field experience and boundless enthusiasm to this guide. His attention to detail provides a complete picture of the opportunities awaiting birders in Southeastern Arizona.

Roadside Geology

Wupatki and Sunset Crater Volcano National Monuments
Author: Sarah L. Hanson
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781892001191
Category: Geology
Page: 32
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Wupatki and Sunset Crater Volcano National Monuments are neighboring parks situated about 15 miles northeast of Flagstaff, Arizona. That is where the similarity ends. Sunset Crater is Arizona¿s youngest volcano and Wupatki is home to northern Arizona¿s most prominent prehistoric pueblos. Geologist Sarah Hanson¿s road log captures the majesty of both Monuments while accentuating the geologic and archeological features that make each of them unique. Beautifully illustrated with photographs, geologic cross sections, and maps ¿ including a digital elevation map showing all 600 volcanoes of the San Francisco volcanic field. The road log ticks off at the Sunset Crater turnoff on U.S. 89 and winds for 35-miles through the two monuments with stops ¿ and interpretive text - at the more spectacular pullouts or vistas. The illustrative and informative text is sure to enrich any trip to the National Monuments of northern Arizona.