ISBN #: PLAT09
Title: Defining the Colorado Plateau - A Geologic Perspective (Plateau: Land and People of the Colorado Plateau, 6/1 & 6/2) (Paperback)
Authors: David D. Gillette, Wayne Ranney, Richard F. Holm, Ivo Lucchitta, G. Kent Colbath, Ronald C. Blakey
Publication Date: 2009
Preface, by David D. Gillette "Defining the Colorado Plateau-A Geologic Perspective", by Wayne Ranney. An illuminating presentation of the structural geology behind the "Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How" of the remarkable homeland celebrated and interpreted by the Museum of Northern Arizona. Geologist and educator Wayne Ranney vividly recounts what scientists have discovered about the Colorado Plateau province, and highlights some of the remaining geological questions facing researchers today. "Four Contemporary Viewpoints" MNA associates offer scholarly insights into both the geologic history and current geologic study of the Plateau. "The Volcanic History of the Colorado Plateau", by Richard F. Holm "The Plateau's Relationship to the Basin and Range", by Ivo Lucchitta "What Caused the Uplift of the Colorado Plateau?" by G. Kent Colbath "Paleozoic and Mesozoic Events" on the Colorado Plateau, by Ronald C. Blakey Glossary End notes Poem "Topography" by Anne Weiler Walka.