The Grand Canyon is the second most-visited national park in the United States. People come from around the world to visit the Grand Canyon, be it at the South Rim as a quick side visit on the way to Las Vegas, or a two-week raft trip down the Colorado River. The fascination with the Grand Canyon is never ending.
Geologic Guide to Grand Canyon National Park written by Arthur J. Gordon helps readers understand the Grand Canyon, the rocks exposed on its walls, and the history of its development. Most people visiting the Grand Canyon are not geologists, but tourists appreciating one of the great wonders of nature. This book has been written for them and for others who plan to visit the area. Geologic Guide to Grand Canyon National Park was written to explain basic geologic principles, and the geology of the Grand Canyon in terms that people of different ages and interests can understand.
Features of this book:
- Geologic terms highlighted in bold are defined in the glossary.
- Figures and photographs help readers visualize geologic principles and three-dimensional relationships.