Some topics we will cover in Geology of the National Parks

Rock types and rock cycle


Geologic Structures

Geologic Structural Provinces

Earthquakes and Plate Tectonics

Cascade Volcanoes

Roots of Volcanoes: National Parks of the Sierra Nevada

Continental and Oceanic Hot Spots

Accretionary Tectonics

Rock Weathering---

Glaciation in National Parks---

Bringing it together: Death Valley National Park---
some Death Valley wildflowers

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