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Geology Of Parks Mountains & Wildlands

by Robert Fillmore

  • 344 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by University of Utah Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - West - Mountain (General),
  • Science,
  • Regional Geology,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Utah,
  • Earth Sciences - Geology,
  • Nature / General,
  • History,
  • Geology,
  • Monuments,
  • Parks

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8085797M
    ISBN 100874806526
    ISBN 109780874806526

    The geology of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park region of Tennessee and North Carolina was studied from to as part of a cooperative investigation by the U.S. Geological Survey with the National Park Service (NPS). This work resulted in a ,scale geologic map derived from mapping that was conducted at scales of , and , Geology & Landforms ABRAMS FALLS. The Great Smoky Mountains are home to many famous waterfalls including Abrams Falls, Grotto Falls, Laurel Falls, Rainbow falls, and Mingo Falls. Additionally Fontana Lake, a man-made lake created years ago still stands along with the foot tall Fontana Dam which is the largest dam east of the Rockies.

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