The Resource Tertiary history of the Grand Cañon District, with atlas, Clarence E. Dutton

Tertiary history of the Grand Cañon District, with atlas, Clarence E. Dutton

Label
Tertiary history of the Grand Cañon District, with atlas
Title
Tertiary history of the Grand Cañon District, with atlas
Statement of responsibility
Clarence E. Dutton
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The classic geological study of the Grand Canyon, commissioned by the fledgling U.S. Geological Survey, is admired today as much for its literary qualities as for its scientific value
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Additional physical form
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
1471
Citation source
Phillips
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1841-1912
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Dutton, Clarence E.
Index
no index present
LC call number
QE75
LC item number
.M7 vol. 2
Nature of contents
abstracts summaries
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1841-1912
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Dutton, Clarence E.
Series statement
U.S. Geological survey. Monographs
Series volume
vol. II
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  • Geology
  • Geology, Stratigraphic
  • Erosion
  • Grand Canyon (Ariz.)
Label
Tertiary history of the Grand Cañon District, with atlas, Clarence E. Dutton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Accompanying atlas has title: Atlas to accompany the monograph on the Tertiary history of the Grand Cañon district / by Clarence E. Dutton
Accompanying material
atlas of XXIII sheets (52 x 45 cm)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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Scale 1:63360.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
General description of the topographic and geologic features of the Grand Canon District -- The Mesozoic terraces upon the northern border of the district -- A description of the Vermilion Cliffs and of the Valley of the Virgen -- The great denudation -- The Toroweap Valley and the middle portion of the Grand Canon -- The Uinkaret Plateau -- A journey from Kanab across the desert to the Kaibab Plateau and ato the brink of the chasm -- The scenery of the Grand Canon in the Kaibab division viewed from Point Sublime -- The amphitheaters of the Kaibab division -- Structural geology and evolution of the Kaibab Plateau -- The Paria Plateau and the Marble Canon platform -- Physical history and evolution of the Grand Canon District -- The excavation of the Grand Canon : corrasion and weathering -- The excavation of the Grand Canon : origin of the details of its erosion
Control code
554821
Dimensions
31 x 23 cm +
Extent
xiv, 264 pages, xiii plate (part folded and color; including frontispiece maps)
Lccn
gs 05000790
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, diagrams
Physical medium
paper
Positive negative aspect
not applicable
Production reproduction details
other
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • map
System control number
(OCoLC)554821
Type of reproduction
not applicable
Label
Tertiary history of the Grand Cañon District, with atlas, Clarence E. Dutton
Publication
Note
Accompanying atlas has title: Atlas to accompany the monograph on the Tertiary history of the Grand Cañon district / by Clarence E. Dutton
Accompanying material
atlas of XXIII sheets (52 x 45 cm)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/cartographicMathematicalDataScaleStatement
Scale 1:63360.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
General description of the topographic and geologic features of the Grand Canon District -- The Mesozoic terraces upon the northern border of the district -- A description of the Vermilion Cliffs and of the Valley of the Virgen -- The great denudation -- The Toroweap Valley and the middle portion of the Grand Canon -- The Uinkaret Plateau -- A journey from Kanab across the desert to the Kaibab Plateau and ato the brink of the chasm -- The scenery of the Grand Canon in the Kaibab division viewed from Point Sublime -- The amphitheaters of the Kaibab division -- Structural geology and evolution of the Kaibab Plateau -- The Paria Plateau and the Marble Canon platform -- Physical history and evolution of the Grand Canon District -- The excavation of the Grand Canon : corrasion and weathering -- The excavation of the Grand Canon : origin of the details of its erosion
Control code
554821
Dimensions
31 x 23 cm +
Extent
xiv, 264 pages, xiii plate (part folded and color; including frontispiece maps)
Lccn
gs 05000790
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, diagrams
Physical medium
paper
Positive negative aspect
not applicable
Production reproduction details
other
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • map
System control number
(OCoLC)554821
Type of reproduction
not applicable

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