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Ptarmigania strata of the northern Wasatch Mountains

Resser, Charles Elmer

Ptarmigania strata of the northern Wasatch Mountains

by Resser, Charles Elmer

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Published by Smithsonian Institution in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Paleontology -- Cambrian.,
  • Paleontology -- Wasatch Range (Utah and Idaho),
  • Trilobites.,
  • Invertebrates, Fossil.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Charles Elmer Resser.
    SeriesSmithsonian miscellaneous collections -- v. 98, no. 24, Publication -- 3550, Publication (Smithsonian Institution) -- 3550.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination72 p., 14 p. of plates :
    Number of Pages72
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21328018M

    Choose your favorite wasatch mountains photographs from millions of available designs. All wasatch mountains photographs ship within 48 hours and include a day money-back guarantee. the Wasatch Range on the east to the Wasatch mountain front and the Great Salt Lake valley on the west. Much stratigraphic work has been done in the region, beginning with the U. S. Geological Survey of the 40th Parallel and followed by more local and.

    PLSS Probably not correct, but best match is probably in Timber Canyon Wasatch Cy Uintah Prime Meridian , Soldier Summit is . New and compiled U-Pb detrital zircon ages (n = ) and sandstone petrographic compositions (n = 45) indicate a largely similar provenance throughout deposition of the Paleocene and lowermost Eocene Wasatch Formation in the Piceance Creek basin of northwest Colorado, U.S.A. Age spectra are dominated by Cretaceous- and Precambrian-age zircons from fluvial sand bodies composed of .

    During the early to middle Campanian, the northern Wasatch Plateau and western Henry Mountains regions were along depositional strike with respect to one another. The Book Cliffs near Green River were located obliquely down depositional dip from the western Henry Mountains region during the . OCLC Number: Description: 71 pages illustrations, maps (some folded) diagrams (some folded) 23 cm. Contents: Geology of the Wasatch Mountains east of Salt Lake City --City Creek to Parleys Canyon / A.E. Granger and B.J. Sharp --Parleys Canyon to the Traverse Range / M.D. Crittenden, B.J. Sharp, and F.C. Calkins --Geology of the northern Farmington Mountains / Gordon L. Bell --Wasatch.


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