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Geology of Death Valley National Park landforms, crustal extension, geologic history, road guides by Marli B. Miller

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Published by Kendall/Hunt in Dubuque, Ia .
Written in English



  • Death Valley National Park (Calif. and Nev.),
  • Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.)


  • Geology -- Death Valley (Calif. and Nev.),
  • Death Valley National Park (Calif. and Nev.)

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 115-123).

StatementMarli Miller and Lauren A. Wright.
ContributionsWright, Lauren A. 1918-
LC ClassificationsQE90.D35 M54 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 123 p. :
Number of Pages123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3436860M
ISBN 100757509509
LC Control Number2005282283

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Get to know Death Valley National Park in a unique way through amazing photographs and detailed descriptions of its world class geology. New to this third edition are many new photographs and updated information from the latest geologic research in Death Valley. Discover where to go in the park to see specific results of geologic activity/5(9). Geology of Death Valley National Park book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Get to know Death Valley in a unique way.3/5(1). The book starts with a five page description of Eastern California's geological history, then jumps into 30 sites of interest, nearly evenly distributed between Death Valley & vicinity and the Eastern Sierra /5(27). Death Valley lies near the boundary between two of these plates. As the plates slowly move in relation to each other, compressional forces gradually fold, warp and fracture the brittle crust. This widespread rock deformation and faulting occurred through most of the Mesozoic Era ( - million years ago.).

Geology of Death Valley National Park. These are five galleries of photos of the geology of Death Valley National Park.   Free Online Library: Geology of Death Valley National Park: Landforms, Crustal Extension, Geologic History, Road Guides, 2d ed.(Brief Article, Book Review) by "SciTech Book News"; Publishing industry Library and information science Science and technology, general Books Book . Additional Physical Format: Online version: Miller, Martin G., Geology of Death Valley National Park. Dubuque, Ia.: Kendall/Hunt, © (OCoLC)   Death Valley National Park Virtual Geology Field Trip This field trip will take you to just a few of Death Valley's geological wonders. Most of the sites you'll see are right off the highway, but we've included a few side trips that take you off the beaten path.

Description: This book describes the interrelationship between the spectacular geology of an area of East Africa that includes a branch of the rift valley, as well as giant freestanding ice-capped mountains and extraordinarily toxic, alkaline lakes, and some of the greatest concentrations of wildlife on Earth. Geology of Death Valley National Park Though its name reflects the hallmark of this landscape, there is more than a desert to Death Valley National Park. Stand at Badwater, feet below sea level, and you can gaze up to Telescope Peak, which towers overhead at 11, feet above sea level. The Death Valley Natural History Association also conducts sales by telephone and by mail, and all purchases benefit Death Valley National Park. For placing orders, conducting business, and membership information, please call us at , or write to: Death Valley Natural History Association P.O. Box Death Valley, CA Originally published in , soon after Death Valley National Park became the fifty-third park in the U.S. park system, The Explorer’s Guide to Death Valley National Park was the first complete guidebook available for this spectacular in its second edition, this is still the only book that includes all aspects of the park.