The Geology of Kane County  Utah

The Geology of Kane County Utah


  • Author : Hellmut H. Doelling
  • Publisher : Utah Geological Survey
  • Release Date : 1989-01-25
  • Genre: Faults (Geology)
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781557910912


The Geology of Kane County Utah Book Description :

Kane County, with its 4105 square miles, lies along the south-central margin of Utah and is found in the western part of the Colorado Plateaus physiographic province. It is famous for scenic beauty displayed in its colorful rock formations and other geologic features such as faults, folds, arches, monoclines, joints, cross beds, cliffs, lava fields, and canyons. Kane County contains parts of Bryce and Zion National Parks, the Glen Canyon Recreation Area, and it is home to the Coral Pink Sand Dunes and Kodachrome Basin State Parks. The county area has had an interesting geologic history and important fossil finds have added much to our knowledge of world geology. The total value of the mineral production of Kane County, Utah through 1985 is estimated ...

Geologic Hazards of the Magna Quadrangle  Salt Lake County  Utah

Geologic Hazards of the Magna Quadrangle Salt Lake County Utah


  • Author : Jessica J. Castleton
  • Publisher : Utah Geological Survey
  • Release Date : 2011-01-20
  • Genre: Hazardous geographic environments
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781557918499


Geologic Hazards of the Magna Quadrangle Salt Lake County Utah Book Description :

This study contains 10 1:24,000 scale GIS based geologic hazard maps that include liquafaction, surface fault rupture, flood hazard, landslides, rock-fall, indoor radon potential, collapsible soils, expanisve soils, shallow bedrock and shallow groundwater potential. Also includes a 73 page accompanying report that describes the hazards and provides background information on data sources, the nature and distribution of hazards, and possible hazard reducation measures....

Learning from the Land

Learning from the Land


  • Author : Linda M. Hill
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (Utah)
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : MINN:31951P00471046G


Learning from the Land Book Description :

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