Last edited by Mikat
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 | History

4 edition of Geologic Story of Palo Duro Canyon (Guidebook Series: GB 8) found in the catalog.

Geologic Story of Palo Duro Canyon (Guidebook Series: GB 8)

W. H. Matthews

Geologic Story of Palo Duro Canyon (Guidebook Series: GB 8)

by W. H. Matthews

  • 362 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Not Avail .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11138966M
ISBN 100686293169
ISBN 109780686293163
OCLC/WorldCa234292019

It’s believed early Spanish explorers discovered the canyon and named it “Palo Duro” (or “Hard Wood”) because of the large number of juniper trees growing in the canyon bed. Rock layers with capstone are visible from the trail.   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Guidebook of Palo Duro Canyon by West Texas State University. Geological Society - Free Ebook.

GB 8 / Matthews / THE GEOLOGIC STORY OF PALO DURO CANYON, Austin, , pb, 46 pages, 37 figs., references, glossary, and index, new, $ 8 GB 11 / Bernard / RECENT SEDIMENTS OF SOUTHEAST TEXAS, A Field Guide to the Brazos Alluvial and Deltaic Plains and the Galveston Barrier Island Complex, Austin, , spiral bound, 16 pages, appendix, 97 figs.   The geologic magnificence of Palo Duro Canyon. Palo Duro Canyon is one of the indescribable natural wonders that make Texas such a special place. There are .

The Geologic Story of Palo Duro Canyon (English) (as Author) Texas Fossils: An Amateur Collector's Handbook (English) (as Author) Matthew, William Diller, Dinosaurs, with Special Reference to the American Museum Collections (English) (as Author) McGrew, Paul O. (Paul Orman), A book you should take a look at is The Story of Palo Duro Canyon. It was published in , and there are limited copies available, but it has a detailed review of the history, geology, and hiking in Palo Duro Canyon.


Share this book
You might also like
Problems in Prawn Culture

Problems in Prawn Culture

Evaluation of small volume techniques for broad spectrum analysis of biofilm materials and bleached kraft mill effluents

Evaluation of small volume techniques for broad spectrum analysis of biofilm materials and bleached kraft mill effluents

Chess with the masters.

Chess with the masters.

Climate and environmental systems

Climate and environmental systems

Bureaucracy and work motivation

Bureaucracy and work motivation

Marriage with my kingdom

Marriage with my kingdom

Pioneers and profits: land speculation on the Iowa frontier

Pioneers and profits: land speculation on the Iowa frontier

A continuation of the lamentable and admirable adventures of Dom Sebastian king of Portugale

A continuation of the lamentable and admirable adventures of Dom Sebastian king of Portugale

The evolution of the money market, 1385-1915

The evolution of the money market, 1385-1915

Financing infrastructure

Financing infrastructure

Bridges

Bridges

Geologic Story of Palo Duro Canyon (Guidebook Series: GB 8) by W. H. Matthews Download PDF EPUB FB2

All of the geologic formations exposed in Palo Duro Canyon are composed of sedimentary rocks. These are rocks that have been formed by the compaction and cementation of rock and mineral fragments called sediments, or by the precipitation of material from solution. Sandstone, conglomerate, shale, and caliche (see p.

The geologic story of Palo Duro Canyon, (University of Texas at Austin. Bureau of Economic Geology. Guidebook 8) [Matthews, William Henry] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The geologic story of Palo Duro Canyon, (University of Texas at Austin. Bureau of Economic Geology. Guidebook 8)5/5(1). The Geologic Story of Palo Duro Canyon Paperback – January 1, by Iii. Matthews, William H. (Author)Author: Iii. Matthews, William H. Originally published as an edition of the Panhandle Plains Historical Review, The Story of Palo Duro Canyon, with its seven essays devoted to geology, archeology, paleontology, vegetation, park development, and the amphitheater, and its road log from Canyon, Texas, through the Palo Duro State Park, has become a classic/5(7).

Matthews, W. III,The Geologic Story of Palo Duro Canyon: The University of Texas at Austin, Bureau of Economic Geology, Guidebook 8, 51 p. Information Bureau Home PagePrice: $   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The Geologic Story of Palo Duro Canyon by William Henry Matthews - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.

The Story of Palo Duro Canyon - Google Books. Of the canyons that break the eastern edge of the Staked Plains, Palo Duro is by far the most spectacular. As one approaches the edge, the earth opens up into a vast gash, a geological and ecological wonder. And whether you come to Palo Duro as a novice or veteran canyoneer, the thrill and the mystery are always intense/5(2).

What caused the Of the canyons that break the eastern edge of the Staked Plains, Palo Duro is by far the most spectacular. As one approaches the edge, the earth opens up into a vast gash, a geological and ecological wonder/5.

Duane F. Guy, ed., The Story of Palo Duro Canyon (Canyon, Texas: Panhandle-Plains Historical Society, ). William H. Matthews III, The Geologic Story of Palo Duro Canyon (Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, ).Panhandle-Plains Historical Review, Frederick W.

Rathjen, The Texas Panhandle Frontier (Austin: University of Texas Press, ). The rate of change has been slow but continuous, carving the steep colorful walls of Palo Duro Canyon, an area of geologic interest and great scenic beauty.

PALEONTOLOGY. During the Permian Period the area that is now Palo Duro Canyon State Park, was a nearly-flat. The Story of Palo Duro Canyon by Frederick W. Rathjen,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(6). The Geologic Story of Palo Duro Canyon by William A.

Matthews - The University of Texas at Austin Palo Duro Canyon contains a fascinating assortment of multicolored geologic formations. This publication discusses the geologic setting and origin of the canyon and the methods by which some of the more interesting geologic features were formed.

Of the canyons that break the eastern edge of the Staked Plains, Palo Duro is by far the most spectacular. As one approaches the edge, the earth opens up into a vast gash, a geological and ecological wonder.

And whether you come to Palo Duro as a Brand: Texas Tech University Press. Palo Duro Canyon Geologic map The canyon was formed by the Prairie Dog Town Fork Red River, which initially winds along the level surface of the Llano Estacado of West Texas, then suddenly and dramatically runs off the Caprock Escarpment.

Water erosion over the millennia has shaped the canyon's geological : ft ( m). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Matthews, William Henry, Geologic story of Palo Duro Canyon. [Austin] Bureau of Economic Geology, University of Texas at Austin, Of the canyons that break the eastern edge of the Staked Plains, Palo Duro is by far the most spectacular.

As one approaches the edge, the earth opens up into a vast gash, a geological and ecological wonder. And whether you come to Palo Duro as a novice or veteran canyoneer, the thrill and the mystery are always did the canyon get here.

What caused the vari-color of the walls. Palo Duro Canyon is one of his special places. People have lived in the canyon, the second largest in the U.S., years. The rocks tell an older story, representing a time span of million years. In more recent centuries, the canyon was a stronghold for the Apache, Kiowa and Comanche tribes.

GEOLOGY OF PALO DURO CANYON H. Charles Hood Barbee Exploration Inc. Amarillo, Texas Introduction. Palo Duro Canyon begins in the northeastern part of Randall County, Texas, and continues on a southeasterly course through Armstrong and Briscoe counties.

Responsible for cutting this winding foot gorge is the Prairie Dog Town Fork of the Red. Palo Duro Canyon contains a fascinating assortment of multicolored geologic formations. This publication discusses the geologic setting and origin of the canyon and the methods by which some of the more interesting geologic features were formed.

( views) Apatites and their Synthetic Analogues by Petr Ptacek (ed.) - InTech, OCLC Number: Description: iv, pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates: illustrations (some color), maps (1 folded) ; 24 cm.

Contents: Introduction / Duane F. Guy --Geology of Palo Duro Canyon / H. Charles Hood and James R. Underwood, Jr. --Archeology of Palo Duro Canyon / Jack T. Hughes --The paleontology of Palo Duro Canyon / Gerald E. Schultz --The vegetation of Palo Duro Canyon. Geology of Palo Duro Canyon / H.

Charles Hood, James R. Underwood, Jr. 3 --Archeology of Palo Duro Canyon / Jack T. Hughes 35 --The Paleontology of Palo Duro Canyon / Robert A. Wright 59 --Man and the Palo Duro Canyon: From Coronado to Goodnight / William C.

Griggs --A Park for the Panhandle: The Acquisition and Development of Palo Duro.TEXAS (A MUSICAL ROMANCE OF PANHANDLE HISTORY) Palo Duro Canyon State Park,11th Season Souvenir Program. Palo Duro Canyon State Park is located about twenty-five miles southeast of Amarillo and about twelve miles east of Canyon Texas.

One of the things that make Palo Duro Canyon an amazing destination is it’s historical only does Palo Duro Canyon tell the story of ancient geology, and in a quite beautiful way, but it also is the site of a very significant military .