2. The Yellowstone Plateau—Island Park region

  1. Kerry L. Ruebelmann,
  2. Richard P. Smith,
  3. William F. Downs,
  4. R. L. Christiansen,
  5. W. R. Hacket,
  6. L. M. Morgan,
  7. W. P. Leeman,
  8. S. H. Wood,
  9. H. E. Malde and
  10. M. A. Kuntz
  1. Robert L. Christiansen

Published Online: 17 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/FT305p0013

Snake River Plain-Yellowstone Volcanic Province: Jackson, Wyoming to Boise, Idaho July 21-29, 1989

Snake River Plain-Yellowstone Volcanic Province: Jackson, Wyoming to Boise, Idaho July 21-29, 1989

How to Cite

Christiansen, R. L. (1989) The Yellowstone Plateau—Island Park region, in Snake River Plain-Yellowstone Volcanic Province: Jackson, Wyoming to Boise, Idaho July 21-29, 1989 (eds K. L. Ruebelmann, R. P. Smith, W. F. Downs, R. L. Christiansen, W. R. Hacket, L. M. Morgan, W. P. Leeman, S. H. Wood, H. E. Malde and M. A. Kuntz), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/FT305p0013

Author Information

  1. U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1989

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875906270

Online ISBN: 9781118667026

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Keywords:

  • Crystal-rich layers;
  • Lava Creek Tuff;
  • Lewis Lake and Obsidian Cliff;
  • Precambrian rocks;
  • West Thumb Geyser Basin;
  • Yellowstone Caldera and Lewis Falls;
  • Yellowstone Plateau (YP)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Brief Introduction to Regional Geology

  • The Yellowstone Plateau Volcanic Field