PubTalk 6/2007 — Adventures in Southwest Geology

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Detailed Description

Exploring the colorful southern Colorado Plateau in 3-D

By Philip Stoffer, Geologist

Take a colorful tour with the help of 3-D photography through some of the region's highlights:

  • A plethora of parklands- Petrified Forest, Chaco Canyon, Wupatki, Grand Canyon
  • High desert climate changes, past, present, and future
  • Colorado River history: a river ran through it, but where?
  • Desert life and death-- and dunes
  • Earth history laid bare: volcanoes, mountain-building, erosion

Details

Image Dimensions: 200 x 136

Date Taken:

Length: 01:03:31

Location Taken: Menlo Park, CA, US

Transcript

Contact wmcesic@usgs.gov for transcript.