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US0006GP. Great Places to View Texas Geology

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US0006GP. Great Places to View Texas Geology, by Mark W. Blount. Adapted from Texas Through Time: Lone Star Geology, Landscapes, and Resources, by T. E. Ewing. 56 p., 2019. ISBN: 978-1-970007-33-6.

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US006GP. Great Places to View Texas Geology, by Mark W. Blount. Adapted from Texas Through Time: Lone Star Geology, Landscapes, and Resources, by T. E. Ewing. US0006GP, 56 p., 2019. ISBN: 978-1-970007-33-6.



About This Publication
Inspired by the Bureau's best-selling book, Texas Through Time (US0006HB), this full-color guidebook presents photographs and short geologic descriptions of some of the best examples of places to see Texas geology. Printed on durable stock, this compact guide will fit easily into backpacks and car consoles. Each book measures 5.5 inches wide, 8.5 inches long, and 0.25 inch high.

Contents

Welcome to Great Places

Texas Mountains and Valleys: Alpine and North

Texas Mountains and Valleys: Alpine and North
Franklin Mountains

Hueco Mountains and Tanks

Sierra Blanca Area

Salt Basin

Guadalupe Mountains: El Capitan Area

Permian Reef Trail and McKittrick Canyon
Carlsbad Caverns

San Solomon Springs and Toyahvale

Davis Mountains and Fort Davis Area

Paisano Volcano

Texas Mountains and Valleys: The Big Bend Country
North Chinati Area: Rim Rock Country

River Road

Chisos Mountains

Burro Mesa and Tuff Canyon

Santa Elena Canyon

Persimmon Gap Area

Marathon Basin


High Plains: Caprock Breaks and the Pecos Valley
Monahans Sandhills
Odessa Meteor Crater

Big Spring Area

Lake Meredith and the Alibates Quarry

Palo Duro Canyon

Caprock Canyons

Muleshoe Depression


Grand Prairie and Lampasas Cut Plain
Glen Rose Area

Edwards Plateau, Llano Country, and Balcones Canyonlands
Colorado Bend Area

Backbone Ridge Area

Inks Lake Area

Pedernales Falls State Park

Enchanted Rock

Langtry Area

Fort Lancaster – Iraan Area

Edwards Plateau Caves

Lost Maples and Frio Valley

Uvalde Volcanoes

San Antonio

Natural Bridge Caverns and Bracken Bat Cave

Comal Springs

Canyon Dam Spillway

Austin Area

Pilot Knob and McKinney Falls


Coastal Plains
Falls on the Brazos

Bastrop Area

Sam Rayburn Dam and Boykin Springs

Hull Salt Dome

Bolivar Peninsula

Galveston Island Area

Padre Island

Rio Grande Delta

Roma and Rio Grande City Bluffs

Texas Through Time [Text and Maps]

Glossary of Geologic Terms





Keywords: Great Places, guidebooks, geology, landscapes, Texas



Citation

Blount, M. W., 2019, Great Places to View Texas Geology. Adapted from Texas Through Time: Lone Star Geology, Landscapes, and Resources, by T. E. Ewing: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, US0006GP, 56 p.