23. Pleistocene Volcanic Rocks of the Western Grand Canyon, Arizona

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

Published Online: 22 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT115p0190

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

Hamblin, W. K. (1989) Pleistocene Volcanic Rocks of the 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/FT115p0190

Author Information

  1. Department of Geology, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

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 and destruction of lava dams;
  • Dikes and volcanic necks;
  • Erosion;
  • Lake deposits;
  • Pleistocene volcanic rocks;
  • Prospect Canyon;
  • Toroweap Valley;
  • Whitmore Wash

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Description of Local Areas

  • Age of Flows

  • Development and Destruction of Lava Dams

  • Volcanic History

  • Rates of Erosion

  • Lake Deposits