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Windows into the Earth: The Geologic Story of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks


By: Robert B Smith

240 pages, 69 illustrations

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Apr 2000 | #109372 | ISBN: 0195105974
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Hardback | Dec 2000 | #109371 | ISBN: 0195105966
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Story of how the landscape of two great national parks was shaped by earthquakes, volcanoes, geysers and, in the uplifted Rocky Mountains, mountain glaciers.

"Geologist Smith and science writer Siegel team up to tell the exciting story of how Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks came to be."--Bob Decker, former director of the U.S. Geological Surveys Hawaiian Volcano Observatory and Professor Emeritus, Dartmouth College, and Barbara Decker, science writer


Preface; 1. A Land of Scenery and Violence; 2. In the Wake of the Yellowstone Hotspot; 3. Cataclysm! The Hotspot Reaches Yellowstone; 4. How Yellowstone Works; 5. The Broken Earth: Why the Tetons are Grand; 6. Ice Over Fire: Glaciers Carve the Landsape; 7. Future Disasters; 8. Grand Teton Tour; 9. Yellowstone Tour; References

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