5. Modern Tectonic Setting of the Grand Canyon Region, Arizona

  1. Donald P. Elston,
  2. George H. Billingsley and
  3. Richard A. Young
  1. Peter W. Huntoon

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT115p0072

Geology of Grand Canyon, Northern Arizona (With Colorado River Guides): Lee Ferry to Pierce Ferry, Arizona

Geology of Grand Canyon, Northern Arizona (With Colorado River Guides): Lee Ferry to Pierce Ferry, Arizona

How to Cite

Huntoon, P. W. (1989) Modern Tectonic Setting of the Grand Canyon Region, Arizona, in Geology of Grand Canyon, Northern Arizona (With Colorado River Guides): Lee Ferry to Pierce Ferry, Arizona (eds D. P. Elston, G. H. Billingsley and R. A. Young), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT115p0072

Author Information

  1. Department of Geology and Geophysics, University Of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906423

Online ISBN: 9781118667057

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Keywords:

  • Colorado Plateau;
  • Grand Canyon;
  • Paleozoic rocks;
  • Seismic belt;
  • Transition zone

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Modern Geophysical Setting and Tectonism