Wild, scenic and rapid trip down the Colorado River trough: Desert Symposium field trip

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Abstract

This rapid trip will explore wild fluvial and tectonic events resulting in scenic and rugged topography. The extreme differences in elevation caused valleys to be choked by alluvium and incised by the Colorado River drainage system.

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Publication type Conference Paper
Publication Subtype Conference Paper
Title Wild, scenic and rapid trip down the Colorado River trough: Desert Symposium field trip
Year Published 2007
Language English
Publisher California State University
Publisher location Northridge, CA
Contributing office(s) Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center
Description 29 p.
Larger Work Type Book
Larger Work Title Wild, Scenic and Rapid, a trip down the Colorado River trough, Field trip guide and abstracts from the 2007 Desert Symposium
First page 5
Last page 33
Country United States
State Arizona
Other Geospatial Colorado River