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The Resource Windows into the earth : the geologic story of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, Robert B. Smith and Lee J. Siegel

Windows into the earth : the geologic story of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, Robert B. Smith and Lee J. Siegel

Label
Windows into the earth : the geologic story of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks
Title
Windows into the earth
Title remainder
the geologic story of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks
Statement of responsibility
Robert B. Smith and Lee J. Siegel
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Millions of years ago, the North American continent was dragged over the world's largest continental hotspot, a huge column of hot and molten rock rising from the Earth's interior that traced a 50-mile wide, 500-mile-long path northeastward across Idaho. Generating cataclysmic volcanic eruptions and large earthquakes, the hotspot helped lift the Yellowstone Plateau to more than 7,000 feet and pushed the northern Rockies to new heights, forming unusually large glaciers to carve the landscape. It also created the jewel of the U.S. national park system: Yellowstone. Meanwhile, forces stretching a
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
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1938-
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Smith, Robert Baer
Dewey number
557.87/5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QE79
LC item number
.S58 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Siegel, Lee J
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  • Geology
  • Geology
  • SCIENCE
  • Geology
  • United States
  • Wyoming
  • Geologie
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Grand Teton National Park
Label
Windows into the earth : the geologic story of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, Robert B. Smith and Lee J. Siegel
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 A Land of Scenery and Violence; 2 In the Wake of the Yellowstone Hotspot; 3 Cataclysm!: The Hotspot Reaches Yellowstone; 4 How Yellowstone Works; 5 The Broken Earth: Why the Tetons Are Grand; 6 Ice over Fire: Glaciers Carve the Landscape; 7 Future Disasters; 8 Grand Teton Tour; 9 Yellowstone Tour; Internet Sites; References; Index
Control code
429540325
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 242 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280760945
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)429540325
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Windows into the earth : the geologic story of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, Robert B. Smith and Lee J. Siegel
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 A Land of Scenery and Violence; 2 In the Wake of the Yellowstone Hotspot; 3 Cataclysm!: The Hotspot Reaches Yellowstone; 4 How Yellowstone Works; 5 The Broken Earth: Why the Tetons Are Grand; 6 Ice over Fire: Glaciers Carve the Landscape; 7 Future Disasters; 8 Grand Teton Tour; 9 Yellowstone Tour; Internet Sites; References; Index
Control code
429540325
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 242 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280760945
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)429540325
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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