Surficial geologic history of the Canyon Village quadrangle, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming: for use with map I-652

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U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1976 - Science - 35 pages
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A summary of the glacial and nonglacial history of the basin of Yellowstone Lake and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone in the Yellowstone caldera.
 

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Page 1 - ... the Yellowstone. The subsequent history of the canyon and of the caldera lake consisted largely of a succession of major advances and recessions of Bull Lake and Pinedale glaciers, and eruptions of rhyolite flows during both glacial and interglacial or interstadial times...
Page 1 - The Canyon Village quadrangle lies in central Yellowstone National Park. It includes the northern part of Yellowstone Lake and the spectacular sector of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone seen by most visitors. The oldest Quaternary event recognized in the quadrangle occurred about...
Page 1 - Plateau and thereby separated the eastern part of the lake from a former outlet to the west. As a result, the eastern lake rose, and its overflow to the north initiated erosion of a paleocanyon along the course of the present Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. The subsequent history of the canyon and of the caldera lake consisted largely...

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