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Map Showing Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology of the Granite Park Area, Grand Canyon, Arizona

IMAP 2662

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Abstract

View to west-northwest showing map area and setting of Granite Park; Grand Canyon, Arizona. The Colorado River flows from right to left. Granite Park Wash is the light-colored area in foreground of photograph. The debris fan of 209 Mile Canyon is at left center. Pleistocene gravel is exposed in the steep, light-colored bank above 209 Mile Rapids at left edge of photograph. The black-colored ledge that forms the dark cliff at upper right of photograph is the basalt flow of Hamblin (1994). Sand dunes, debris fans, and terraces of the Colorado River cover the lower half of this area shown in this photograph.

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Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Map Showing Quaternary Geology and Geomorphology of the Granite Park Area, Grand Canyon, Arizona
Series title:
IMAP
Series number:
2662
Subseries
GIS
ISBN:
0607938382
Edition:
Online Version 1.0
Year Published:
2000
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Contributing office(s):
Western Earth Surface Processes
Description:
1 map :col. ;66 x 49 cm., on sheet 104 x 98 cm., folded in envelope 30 x 24 cm.
Scale:
2000