Western Cordillera and Adjacent Areas

Western Cordillera and Adjacent Areas

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This title includes guides for field trips held in conjunction with the 2003 GSA Annual Meeting in Seattle. Topics covered include Glacial Lake Missoula and the Clark Fork Ice Dam; the Sauk Sequence in Utah; the geology of wine in Washington state; the Columbia River basalt and Yakima Fold Belt; Alpine glaciation of the North Cascades; and recent geoarchaeological discoveries in central Washington. Quaternary geology of Seattle, engineering geology in the central Columbia Valley, and the tephrostratigraphy and paleogeography of southern Puget Sound are also covered.About 0.8 mi beyond the curve, turn left (south) on U.S. Forest Service Road 3350 (dirt). Follow U.S. Forest Service Road 3350. Minor outcrops are black Darrington Phyllite. At -5 mi. notice the extensive hummocky topography. At -6 mi. turnanbsp;...

Title:Western Cordillera and Adjacent Areas
Author:Terry W Swanson
Publisher:Geological Society of America - 2003


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