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Geology of the central Roan Plateau area, northwestern Colorado

Hail, William James

Geology of the central Roan Plateau area, northwestern Colorado

by Hail, William James

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Published by U.S. Geological Survey in Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Colorado,
  • Roan Plateau Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Colorado -- Roan Plateau Region.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William J. Hail, Jr.
      SeriesU.S. Geological Survey bulletin ;, 1787-R, Evolution of sedimentary basins--Uinta and Piceance basins ;, ch. R
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE75 .B9 no. 1787-R, QE92.R56 .B9 no. 1787-R
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 26 p. :
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1865082M
      LC Control Number90023063

      PLATEAU. A GUIDE TO THE GEOLOGY OF COLORADO. by John and Halka Chronic. COLORADO GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN 32 ROAN PLATEAU Glenwood Springs Colorado River Grand Junction GRAND MESA Gunnison River but production does not compare with that of the Walsenburg-Trinidad area in southern Colorado or the Hayden area in northwest Colorado. geologic record. The dramatic geologic events recorded by the Colorado Plateau and the Grand Canyon provide context for the scale of human modifications to the Colorado River basin over the past half century. Geologic History of the Colorado Plateau The Colorado Plateau, located in the heart of the American Southwest, is a large.

      Modern geologic maps do use Roan Cliffs as a name, but this is for the cliff edge of a higher plateau that sits above the Book Cliffs and is found to the north and east; the Roan Cliffs belong to the Tertiary age, which is younger than the Cretaceous aged . Range Creek Geography & Geology. Physiographically the project area is situated in the Book Cliff-Roan Plateau section of the Colorado Plateau Provenience. The nearly vertical Book Cliffs are carved into Cretaceous ( MYA) sandstones and shales of marine origin. The Roan Cliffs found to the north and at higher elevations, are composed.

      Figure Stratigraphic columns showing nomenclature of rock units in the southern Colorado Plateau, with individual sections for northeastern Arizona, southeastern Utah, southwestern Colorado, and northwestern New Mexico, in the general vicinity of the guidebook routes (modified from a chart by G. K. Elias, New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook, Black Mesa . Modeling of knickpoint retreat on the Roan Plateau, western Colorado Article in Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres (F3) June .


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Geology of the central Roan Plateau area, northwestern Colorado by Hail, William James Download PDF EPUB FB2

Geology of the Central Roan Plateau Area, Northwestern Colorado By WILLIAM J. HAIL, JR. A multidisciplinary approach to research studies of sedimentary rocks and their constituents and the evolution of sedimentary basins, both ancient and modern U.S.

GEOLOGICAL SURVEY BULLETIN EVOLUTION OF SEDIMENTARY BASINS UINTA AND PICEANCE BASINSCited by: 8. Get this from a library. Geology of the central Roan Plateau area, northwestern Colorado.

[William J Hail, Jr.; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. From abstract: This report explores the Central Roan Plateau Area of Northwestern Colorado as it includes formations of the Late Cretaceous age, Paleocene age and Eocene age.

There are superficial deposits of the Quaternary age and exposed rocks of the Eocene by: 8. General Information. Title: Geology of the central Roan Plateau area, Geology of the central Roan Plateau area Colorado Author(s): Hail, W.J. Publishing Organization: U.S.

Geological Survey Series and Number: Bulletin R Larger Work: Evolution of sedimentary basins, Uinta and Geology of the central Roan Plateau area basins Publication Date: Map Scale:Cross Section: None North Latitude: 39° 45' 0" N ().

Geology of the central Roan Plateau area, northwestern Colorado Book Hail, W.J. The geology of the central Roam Plateau area in the south-central part of the Piceance Creek basin, comprising four minute quadrangles, is described.

The Colorado Plateau, also known as the Colorado Plateau Province, is a physiographic and desert region of the Intermontane Plateaus, roughly centered on the Four Corners region of the southwestern United province covers an area ofkm 2 (, mi 2) within western Colorado, northwestern New Mexico, southern and eastern Utah, northern Arizona.

The Roan Plateau is a plateau in western Colorado, USA, in Garfield County. It contains a variety of natural resources and scenic terrain: high ridges, deep valleys, desert lands, waterfalls, cutthroat trout, mountain lions, bears, rare plants, and oil and natural gas.

On Septemthe Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on NASA’s Terra satellite. From abstract: This report explores the Central Roan Plateau Area of Northwestern Colorado as it includes formations of the Late Cretaceous age, Paleocene age and Eocene age.

There are superficial deposits of the Quaternary age and exposed rocks of the Eocene ageAuthor: Jr. William James Hail. On the north side of the Grand Valley are the Book Cliffs, an escarpment to the Roan Roan Plateau overlies the Piceance Basin, a structural downwarp filled with early Tertiary-age sediments that underlies the region between northwestern Colorado to Green River in northern Utah.

Hail, W. J., Jr. () Geology of the central Roan Plateau area, northwestern Colorado. U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin R, 26 p Google Scholar Hansen WR () Geology of the Flaming Gorge area by: 8.

The Four Senators, Stillwater, and Big Three are distinctive groups of rich oil-shale beds that are more commonly regarded as stratigraphic markers than rich oil-shale zones.

The base of Parachute Creek Member in Piceance Creek basin is generally placed at or near base of R-2 oil-shale zone. Correlation in central Roan Plateau area (figs 8 and 9). Roan Plateau is a mountain in Colorado and has an elevation of feet.

Roan Plateau from Mapcarta, the free map. George H. Davis, "Structural Geology of the Colorado Plateau Region of Southern Utah, with Special Emphasis on Deformation Bands", Structural Geology of the Colorado Plateau Region of Southern Utah, with Special Emphasis on Deformation Bands, George H.

Davis. Part or all of this report is presented in Portable Document Format (PDF). For best results viewing and printing PDF documents, it is recommended that you download the documents to your computer and open them with Adobe Reader.

The majestic Uinta Mountains extend miles from Kamas, Utah, eastward to Cross Mountain, Colorado. The range is a collection of mountains and plateaus that includes the high western peaks, lower eastern peaks, Diamond Mountain Plateau, Split Mountain, Blue Mountain Plateau, Yampa Plateau, and Douglas Mountain.

Colorado National Monument (locally referred to as The Monument) is a National Park Service unit near the city of Grand Junction, -walled canyons cut deep into sandstone and granite–gneiss–schist rock formations.

This is an area of desert land high on the Colorado Plateau, with pinyon and juniper forests on the plateau. The park hosts a wide range of. The Colorado Piedmont is an area along the base of the foothills of the Front Range in north central Colorado located just under 5, feet elevation.

The area is characterized by a broad, hilly valley stretching north and northeast of Denver in the South Platte River valley and southward from Colorado Springs in the Arkansas River valley.

GEOLOGY OF THE COLORADO PLATEAU Annabelle Foos Geology Department, University of Akron Introduction The Colorado Plateau is a land of scenic beauty characterized by sparsely vegetated plateaus, mesas, deep canyons, and barren badlands.

It encompasses an area of approximatelysquare miles in the four corners region of Utah, Colorado File Size: 81KB. How and when the Colorado Plateau attained its current mean elevation of ∼2 km has puzzled scientists for nearly yr. This problem is most dramatically manifest when standing on the rim of the Grand Canyon, viewing the extraordinary m-deep gorge carved into nearly horizontal sedimentary rocks that were deposited during the m.y.

prior to plateau uplift when the Cited by:   This new edition of Donald L. Baars's classic The Colorado Plateau incorporates new text, maps, photographs, figures, tables, and bibliography to provide the most up-to-date geology of the red rock and canyon country of the Four Corners of Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona.

Baars's comprehensive geological summary of the canyonlands is detailed Cited by: 4. Publication type: Report: Publication Subtype: USGS Numbered Series: Title: Geologic map of the lower Piceance Creek area, northwestern Colorado: Series title.Paleontology and stratigraphy of middle Eocene rock units in the Bridger and Uinta Basins, Wyoming and Utah western Wyoming and northwestern Colorado (Roehler, a).

the Douglas Creek Arch and Roan Plateau to the east, the Book Cliffs/Tavaputs Plateau to the south, and the Wasatch Range to the west (Fig. 2).Environmental geologic studies of the Kaiparowits coal-basin area, Utah / Bibliographic Details; Main Author: Geological evolution of the Colorado Plateau of eastern Utah and western Colorado: including the San Juan River, Natural Bridges, Canyonlands, Arches, and the Book Cliffs / by: Fillmore, Robert, Published: ().