Geology of the National Parks

***Week 4***

Tuesday, October 16.       
Grand Canyon National Park
Precambrian Geology
Reading for Tuesday.  Price, p. 21-26.   Work through the hand-out on the Grand Canyon’s history –and review pages 36-39 of Miller for some help.  Make sure you understand the concept behind unconformities, and how you would recognize one.  You can read more about unconformities in Rhodes, p. 114.

Thursday, October 18.       
Grand Canyon National Park
Paleozoic and younger geology

Reading for Thursday; Price, p. 27-51. 

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Geology of the National Parks