18. Development of Cenozoic Landscape Of Central and Northern Arizona: Cutting Of Grand Canyon

  1. Donald P. Elston,
  2. George H. Billingsley and
  3. Richard A. Young
  1. Donald P. Elston1 and
  2. Richard A. Young2

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT115p0145

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

Elston, D. P. and Young, R. A. (1989) Development of Cenozoic Landscape Of Central and Northern Arizona: Cutting Of Grand Canyon, 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/FT115p0145

Author Information

  1. 1

    U.S. Geological Survey, Flagstaff, Arizona

  2. 2

    Department of Geological Sciences, Suny College at Geneseo, Geneseo, N.Y.

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:

  • Development of Cenozoic landscape;
  • Hualapai Plateau and western Grand Canyon;
  • Laramide;
  • Miocene-Pliocene deposits;
  • Transition Zone

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Laramide Events and Features

  • Early Post-Laramide Setting

  • Evolution of Landscape of Hualapai Plateau and Western Grand Canyon: Constraints

  • Evolution of Landscape of Central Arizona and Central and Eastern Grand Canyon: Constraints

  • Landscape Development: Episodes, Deposits, and Climate

  • Summary