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Geology of the National Parks - Death Valley


Death Valley Geologist's page

Looking for more detail? This page is dedicated to serious geology fans. Many of the resources listed here use technical terminology.

USGS Geologic Studies of the Death Valley Region website

Technical Reference List PDF (469 Kb, 180 pages)

Geology field trip guides

Tertiary extensional features, Death Valley region, eastern California (PDF) 1.2 MB

Differential GPS/GIS Analysis of the Sliding Rock Phenomenon of Racetrack Playa, Death Valley National Park. Paula Messina and Phil Stoffer (HTML) (PDF) 1.4 MB

Geologic and Seismic Hazards Investigations of the Cow Creek Area, Death Valley National Park, California (PDF) 1.4 MB
Michael N. Machette, Carlos Ninci Martinez, Anthony J. Crone, Kathleen M. Haller, and Giuliana D'Addezio (Open-File Report 99-155)

Topographic maps

Topographic map index: Furnace Creek north
Topographic map index: Furnace Creek south
Map Finder, a USGS searchable topographic map data base.

Rock Formations exposed in the Death Valley area

Geology Education resources

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