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CARVING GRAND CANYON: EVIDENCE, THEORIES, AND MYSTERY

by Wayne Ranney


Carving Grand Canyon provides a synopsis of the intriguing ideas and innovative theories that geologists have developed over time. This story of a fascinating landscape is told in an engaging style that nonscientists will find inviting. The story’s end, however, remains a mystery yet to be solved.

Carving the Grand Canyon

$34.95


ANCIENT LANDSCAPES OF THE COLORADO PLATEAU

By Ron Blakey and Wayne Ranney


The Colorado Plateau is one of the world's great showplaces of sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rock. The plateau's rocky landscapes are home to the greatest concentration of national parks and monuments in the world. Ancient Landscapes of the Colorado Plateau highlights the plateau's magnificent present through unique views of its fascinating past. It is a groundbreaking book featuring the geology of the American Southwest in a way you've never seen it before. This landmark book features: more than 70 state-of-the-art paleogeographic maps of the region and of the world, developed over many years of geologic research detailed yet accessible text that covers the geology of the plateau in a way nongeologists can appreciate more than 100 full-color photographs, diagrams, and illustrations, a detailed guide of where to go to see the spectacular rocks of the region 176 pages; paperback; 9" x 12"

$11.95


LIFE IN STONE, FOSSILS OF THE SOUTHWEST

by Christa Sadler


Not specific to the Grand Canyon, but covers the entire Colorado Plateau, where an extraordinary record of the history of life is preserved in the rock strata. A story of swamps and oceans, great slow- moving rivers, windblown sand dunes, tidal flats and tropical seas comes to life by learning to read fossil remains. Chapters explore deep time, diversification, dinosaurs, and fossil hunters. Magazine format with color photos and illustrations.

$49.95


ANATOMY OF THE GRAND CANYON: PANORAMAS OF THE CANYON’S GEOLOGY

by W. Kenneth Hamblin


Author-photographer W. Kenneth Hamblin has packed a lifetime of geologic study into a volume that is at once inspiring and instructive, and has given the reader access to the Grand Canyon's most intriguing secrets. This is not a textbook, but rather a visual tour from the canyon's rims, the Colorado River, and the air; from its beginning at Lee's Ferry to its end 277 miles downstream at the Grand Wash Cliffs. Supported by text, diagrams, and easy-to-understand maps, these panoramic photographs tell an amazing story. 144 pages; hardcover; 11" x 10"

$9.95


AN INTRODUCTION TO GRAND CANYON GEOLOGY

by L. Greer Price


This overview of Grand Canyon geology is perfect for the first-time visitor or the seasoned Grand Canyon traveler. Chapters cover the basic priciples of geology, the history of geological exploration at Grand Canyon, the canyon's structural features, and the Colorado River. Includes over 70 photos and illustrations, an index, and glossary.

64 pages, softcover, 7"x9"

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