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Geomorphic history of the Virgin River in the Zion National Park area, southwest Utah

Richard Hereford

Geomorphic history of the Virgin River in the Zion National Park area, southwest Utah

by Richard Hereford

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Alluvium -- Virgin River,
  • Zion National Park (Utah)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard Hereford, Gordon C. Jacoby, and V.A.S. McCord ; prepared in cooperation with the National Park Service
    SeriesU.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 95-515
    ContributionsJacoby, Gordon, McCord, V. Alexander S, United States. National Park Service, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13619728M
    OCLC/WorldCa36732522

    The Virgin River, Zion National Park, UT, Hurricane, Utah. 11 likes were here. National Park/5(K). This park is located just miles from Las Vegas near Springdale, Utah. See Zion’s many breathtaking viewpoints, its vast array of plant and animal life, plus Checkerboard Mesa, the Virgin River and much more. Also, travel through the Zion-Mount Carmel Tunnel and along the Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

      The North Fork of the Virgin River at Zion National Park, Utah–I flow out of a cave at 9, feet elevation near Navajo Lake at Cascade Falls, Utah, descend toward Lake Mead at 1, feet, and empty into the Colorado River. The length of the Virgin River is miles, however I am only the mile stretch of the North Fork. Utah Southwest From I's Cove Fort on the North Powell led expeditions through the canyons of the Green and Colorado Rivers, including the Grand Canyon, also the Virgin River. Zion National Park and the Ghost Town Grafton, Utah.

    Template:Geobox The Virgin River is a tributary of the Colorado River in the U.S. states of Utah, Nevada, and Arizona. The river is about miles ( km) long. It was designated Utah's first wild and scenic river in , during the centennial celebration of Zion National Park. "Geomorphic history of the Virgin River in the Zion National Park area, southwest Utah" [U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report ]. Reston, VA: U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey.


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Coordinates: 37°18′N °00′W /. The North Fork of the Virgin river begins north of Zion at Cascade Falls which comes out of a cave near Navajo Lake (elevation 9, ft).

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The rock layers found in Zion today were deposited between approximately – million years ago –only in recent geologic time have they been uplifted and eroded to form the scenery of Zion National Park.

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About Cookies, including instructions on how to turn off cookies if you wish to do so. By continuing to browse this site you agree to us using cookies as described in .The Arroyo Problem in the Southwestern United States An example of this phenomenon is illustrated from the year entrenchment history of Red Creek in Utah based on tree-ring data from trees growing in the flood plain.

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