20. Paleogene-Neogene Deposits of Western Grand Canyon, Arizona

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

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT115p0166

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

Young, R. A. (1989) Paleogene-Neogene Deposits of Western Grand Canyon, 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/FT115p0166

Author Information

  1. Department of Geological Sciences, Suny College at Geneseo, Geneseo, New York

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:

  • Miocene volcanism;
  • Neogene rocks, Hualapai Plateau;
  • Paleogene-neogene deposits;
  • Paleogene rocks, Hualapai Plateau;
  • Post- volcanic sedimentation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Paleogene Rocks, Hualapai Plateau - Western Grand Canyon

  • Neogene Rocks, Hualapai Plateau - Western Grand Canyon

  • Geomorphic Significance of the Eocene(?) - Early Miocene(?) Rocks

  • Miocene Volcanism and Related Events: Hualapai Plateau

  • Post-Volcanic Sedimentation History

  • Regional Structural Perspective

  • Summary and Conclusions