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Geology and evolution of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Gerald M. Richmond
Gerald M. Richmond
U.S. Geological Survey
Box 25046, Denver Federal Center, Denver, Colorado 80225
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January 01, 1987


The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone is in east-central Yellowstone National Park. It is accessible from Canyon Village (Fig. 1, inset), where all facilities are available. Check in at the visitor center.

Observe park regulations stay on established trails unless you have off-trail permission; do not break rocks or hot-spring deposits; take no samples, not even loose pieces (collecting is not permitted); leave hammers, picks, and shovels in your vehicle. Suggested time: one full day.

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DNAG, Centennial Field Guides

Rocky Mountain Section of the Geological Society of America

Stanley S. Beus
Stanley S. Beus
Department of Geology Northern Arizona University Flagstaff, Arizona 86001
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Geological Society of America
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January 01, 1987




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