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Interpreting the landscapes of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks

John M. Good

Interpreting the landscapes of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks

recent and ongoing geology

by John M. Good

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Published by Grand Teton Natural History Assoc. in Moose, WY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Wyoming -- Grand Teton National Park.,
  • Geology -- Yellowstone National Park.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesInterpreting the landscape :
    Statementby John M. Good and Kenneth L. Pierce.
    ContributionsPierce, Kenneth Lee., Grand Teton Natural History Association.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 58 p. :
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18186138M
    ISBN 100931895456

      Grand Teton National Park and its world-class scenery attracts nearly 4 million visitors per year. With Jenny Lake and Jackson Lake at 6, feet and the summit of the Grand Teton at 13, feet, the park's elevation ranges create one of the nation's most awe-inspiring landscapes. Grand Teton National Park welcomes Dr. Bob Smith, distinguished scholar and professor emeritus of geology and geophysics at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, to the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center auditorium at p.m. on Friday evening, July 6 for a new special program on geologic forces in Grand Teton and Yellowstone.

      Yellowstone National Park. I renewed my love-hate relationship with Yellowstone National Park in mid-June after a several year hiatus. On the one hand, Yellowstone offers some great wildlife opportunities, the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, and of course the geysers, pools, and many other thermal features. Grand Teton and Yellowstone National parks are both part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, comprising one of the largest intact temperate ecosystems left on Earth at nearly 18 million acres. This region is home to some of the most diverse and .

      Get the most out of your Yellowstone and Grand Tetons photography. Join Rick Sammon in his new class as he reveals the best spots to photograph in both parks, how to prepare for your trip, how to create powerful compositions, how to overcome exposure challenges, and so much more. You’ll be amazed with how you can transform your landscape and wildlife . Landscape and Geology in Yellowstone National Park The Yellowstone region is one of the most dynamic seismic areas in the world—wracked by earthquakes, cracked by water boiling to the surface, and littered with the detritus of previous volcanic eruptions.


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Interpreting the landscapes of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks by John M. Good Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Interpreting the landscapes of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks: recent and ongoing geology. [John M Good; Kenneth Lee Pierce; Grand Teton Natural History Association.]. Book: Title: Interpreting the landscapes of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks: recent and ongoing geology: Year Published: Language: English: Publisher: Grand Teton Natural History Association: Publisher location: Moose, WY: Description: 58 p.

Country: United States: Other Geospatial: Grand Teton National Park;Yellowstone. Interpreting The Landscape of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks takes us into the natural world we see today through the prism of geology. It is difficult to gaze upon the Teton Range, the high plateaus of Yellowstone, the lakes, canyons, and land forms of the two parks and their immediate environs without asking how and when they were.

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Grand Teton National Park is near Yellowstone but is its own impressive destination, with the regal Tetons rising up from Jackson Hole and trails for every skill level. Note: This e-book edition includes photographs and maps that will appear on black-and-white devices but are optimized for devices that support full-color images.

Over the course of our week-long adventure, we’ll hike, raft, learn & explore in the heart of the Wild West. Beginning in the mountain town of Big Sky, MT, we’ll venture along Yellowstone’s iconic landscapes watching Old Faithful erupt into the blue skies above and hiking along the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone watching waterfalls twice the size of Niagara plummet into.

2. Sinks Canyon State Park. Lander, Wyoming Distance to Grand Teton National Park: 2 hours, 25 minutes. What to Do: Hike the trails along the Popo Agie River to an area of eroded limestone where the river disappears into a cavern called the Sinks, only to emerge a quarter-mile downriver at the for rainbow, brown, brook and cutthroat trout, or go.

Just before exiting Yellowstone, the Lewis River descends to join the Snake River, Grand Teton’s iconic river. At the South Entrance, you’ll enter Grand Teton National Park on Highway 89// Continuing south, the road passes through the remains of the Berry Fire as it nears the Flagg Ranch Information Station.

His popular book with Lee Siegel, Windows Into the Earth: The Geologic Story of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks (, Oxford University Press) explains the geology of the parks, and he regularly provides ‘real-time’ feedback to personnel in both parks about seismic events throughout the region to encourage effective response.

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Top Trails: Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks by experienced outdoors authors Andrew Nystrom and Bradley Mayhew contains 46 "must-do" trips, from Mammoth Hot Springs to Old Faithful, from the Absarokas to the Gallatin Range, and from Jackson Hole to the Teton.

By J.M. Good and K.L. Pierce. Enter the natural world of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks through the prism of geology.

With excellent text, photographs and graphics, this book describes the volcanic eruptions, profound glaciation, and earth movements that have created this amazing landscape, and continue to change it.

66 pp. Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park are less than 10 miles apart, measuring the distance between Yellowstone's south entrance and Grand Teton's north gate.

On that stretch of. This guide book uniquely celebrates the biblical history revealed within the landscapes of Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.

Within pages you will find travel tips, maps, details on the vast forests, grasslands, geysers, trails, flowers, hiking trails, wildlife and more, vibrantly portrayed in the hundreds of full color photos. Day 3: On to amazing Yellowstone. This morning, you may want to peruse American Indian artwork and artifacts on display at the Colter Bay visitor center before heading out of Grand Teton National Park and traveling to Yellowstone National Park, established in as the world's first national park, known for its unique geothermal activity.

Yellowstone National Park America's first national park was established in and spans across Wyoming, Montana and Idaho. Yellowstone is home to a large variety of wildlife including grizzly bears, wolves, bison, and elk.

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More than photographs—from some of the country's best nature photographers—recreate the adventure and grandeur of this area that combines the world's greatest collection of geothermal features. I spent around 3 weeks exploring both Grand Teton and Yellowstone National parks and found endless beauty and wildlife embedded in both landscapes.

I would recommend at least a week to sufficiently get a feel for both parks, but I personally could have spent a month wandering around this region and still felt like I didn’t see everything.

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This rugged landscape is home to extensive wildlife, beautiful scenic drives, and unforgettably iconic destinations like Old Faithful. The town of West Yellowstone, located just outside the West Entrance to Yellowstone National Park, is a year-round, family-friendly destination.