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Geology of Olympic National Park.

Wilbert R. Danner

Geology of Olympic National Park.

Published in co-operation with the Olympic Natural History Association.

by Wilbert R. Danner

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Olympic National Park (Wash.) -- Geology

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 68.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination68 p. illus.
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14889561M

    National Parks are part of the heritage of America, and this title examines one of the most compelling parks in the country, Olympic National Park. Students will examine the ecosystems, geology, and the flora and fauna that makes Olympic National Park unique. Readers will learn this park's history from early human habitation through its designation as a national park, and examine the conflict. Olympic National Park. Glacier capped mountains, wild Pacific coast and magnificent stands of old-growth forests, including temperate rain forests -- at Olympic National Park, you can find all three. About 95% of the park is designated wilderness, which further .

      Natural History of the Olympic Peninsula Drs. Jenny Thomson and John Buchanan, Department of Geology, Science Building, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA ; Drs. Suzanne Schwab and Robin O'Quinn Department of Biology, Science Building, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA   The landscapes of national parks are the results of this motion." Lillie has recently published a book, "Parks and Plates: The Geology of Our National Parks, Monuments and Seashores," by W.W. Norton and Co., that aims to help residents of the Pacific Northwest and elsewhere become more aware of how geology affects their lives.

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Geology of Olympic National Park by Wilbert R. Danner Download PDF EPUB FB2

This wonderful book has enriched the experience of a generation of hikers, enabling us to view the landscape more deeply through the eyes of a geologist who knows the Park intimately.

The overview Part 1 and Northern Approaches are fortunately published on-line by USGS, but the sections on the eastern, southern and western approaches are Cited by: 9.

Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find Geology of Olympic National Park () by Tabor, R. W/5(1). ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Two maps in pocket. Description: xv, pages: illustrations, maps ; 23 cm: Responsibility. A beautiful and comprehensive look at the natural history of the area encompassed by the Olympic National Park, Olympic National Forest and adjoining native lands.

Beginning with overall geology of the region and the curious nature of the rocks within the park the narrative soon expands to the alpine glaciers and how the region was shaped by ice/5. The mountains in Olympic National Park are not very high by some mountain standards, the highest one is Mount Olympus (must be where the name of the National Park came from) and that’s just a little less than 8, feet, but what is unusual in some respects is that they rise clean up from the water’s edge which has quite an effect on the.

Olympic National Park employs a talented team of scientists that lead various research projects. Spanning from the re-introduction of native species to investigating the effects of climate change, the data collected from these projects supports park management and academia.

The Bugler, the Olympic National Park visitor newspaper, contains park information, a schedule of ranger-led programs, and articles about current park activities and events.

Olympic has a series of web pages about park destinations, resources and other topics of interest. The links are available below. This updated edition of Hiking Olympic National Park features 66 of the finest trails in and around the park plus 40 additional trail recommendations throughout northwest Washington’s spectacular landscape.

These trails crisscross the park’s wilderness ecosystem, stretching from the beaches of the Pacific to the heart of the Olympic Mountains/5(15). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Danner, Wilbert Roosevelt, Geology of Olympic National Park.

Seattle, University of Washington Press,   New Ideas. Since first publication of Guide to the Geology of Olympic National Park inmany ideas have changed in the field of geology, and new geologic mapping on the Olympic Peninsula has clarified the geologic story.

Rather than rewrite the book which is partially presented on this website, I summarize in this preface some of the more significant new ideas.

White Mountain is a 6,foot (1,metre) mountain summit located in the Olympic Mountains, in Jefferson County of Washington state. Situated in Olympic National Park, its nearest higher peak is Mount La Crosse, mi ( km) to the northeast, and an unnamed glacier lies in the north cirque between the two peaks.

The Anderson massif lies mi ( km) to the north of White on: Olympic National Park, Jefferson. Geology of Olympic National Park by Rowland W.

Tabor starting at $ Geology of Olympic National Park has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. The Olympic National Park Coastal Strip. WrangellSt Elias National Park and Preserve. Geology of National Parks, Volume 1 A Roadside Guide to the Geology of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Harry L.

Moore Limited preview -   Buy a cheap copy of Geology of National Parks book by Ann G. Harris. Highlights the local history as well as the geologic features and developments of national parks formed by stream erosion and weathering, glaciers and wave action, Free shipping over $Cited by: This book, ambitious in both scope and detail, remains the definitive book on the topic.

Olympic National Park is ideal for travelers to the park itself as well as for students of history, lovers of nature, and for those who share the enormous love and reverence that Tim McNulty has for the Olympic National Park.

By Alex Marris, February 4,   Tabor combined his energetic findings with the previous research of Weaver, Park and others, and in published the seminal book, “Geology of Olympic National Park.” In his book, Tabor explained the origins of the Olympics with the then-radical theory that the mountains were formed when landmasses floating on the Earth’s crust collided.

Learn about the Geology of Washington with maps, photos and expert descriptions. This 6"x9" paperback has pages that are packed with detailed information about Washington Geology.

Second edition. Geology of the Olympic Peninsula The oldest rocks of the Olympic Peninsula date back about 50 million years, making the peninsula a relatively new addition to the west coast of North America.

The peninsula has been shaped by incredibly powerful forces: the grinding intersection of pieces of the earth’s crust, the advance and retreat of ice. Shop for Olympic National Park Books and Maps at REI - Free U.S. standard shipping on orders of $50 or more.

Top quality, great selection and expert advice you can trust. % Satisfaction Guarantee. Steeple Rock is a feet (61 m) basalt pillar in the Olympic Mountains, and is located in Clallam County of Washington state.

It sets next to the Obstruction Point Road on Hurricane Ridge within Olympic National 's situated midway between Eagle Point and the Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center.

Precipitation runoff drains into tributaries of the Elwha River and Morse Creek, thence into the Location: Clallam County, Washington, United States. This is an abbreviated list of parks within the Pacific Province that showcase geology.

The individual park name is a link to the park's National Park Service page. Pages listed beneath are links to web sites featuring pertinant USGS geologic investigations, geology tours, or publications.There is a Geology of the Olympic National Park on the USGS website.

It contains interesting information, including links at the bottom of the page. The link titled Geology field trip shows locations of geological interest. Additionally, the following websites provide much more information on Geology.

A visit to them will be worthwhile.Geology and landforms The mountains, rivers,forest and coast are the main landforms found in Olympic National Park.

The Olympic Mountains, at the extreme north-west corner of the conterminous United States, are a unique part of the coast ranges.

the 7,foot summit of Mount Olympus you can see the pacific ocean that stretchess 33 miles west.