Surficial geologic history of the Canyon Village quadrangle, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming: for use with map I-652
U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey : for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1976 - Science - 35 pages
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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Absaroka Range altitude andesite basin of Yellowstone Bull Lake age Bull Lake Glaciation Bull Lake-Pinedale interglaciation caldera lake Canyon flow Canyon rhyolite flow Canyon Village quadrangle Cascade Creek dammed diamicton Dunraven Pass early Bull Lake east Eocene eruption Fern Lake Frank Island glacier Grand Canyon gravel Hayden Valley flow hot springs Howard hydrothermal activity icecap Inspiration Point interglaciation K-Ar age K-Ar dated lake deposits Lake ice lake sand lake sediments lake silt late Bull Lake LeHardys Rapids Lower Falls Meyer Rubin Norris Junction quadrangle Pelican Valley Pinedale Glaciation present Yellowstone Lake probably pumice pumice bed rhyolite flow Rc Richmond and Waldrop Sacagawea Ridge Glaciation Sacagawea Ridge-Bull Lake sediments sediments of Upper slopes Sour Creek southeast Squaw Lake stratigraphic section stratigraphic section 13 Surficial geologic map Survey Misc terrace Tower Junction quadrangle U.S. Geol U.S. Geological Survey varved silt West Thumb written commun Wyoming Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone River
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...