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Journal Article
Journal: Interpretation
Published: 26 October 2018
Interpretation (2018) 6 (4): T1117–T1139.
... is interpreted as a transgressive system with deposits progressing from inland environments in the Cedar Mountain Formation, through coastal in the Naturita Formation, and marine in the overlying Mancos Shale. Young (1960) also shows that the sandstone bodies found in Escalante Canyon below the green mudstone...
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Topographic map of <b>Escalante</b> <b>Canyon</b>, Delta County, Colorado. Measured secti...
Published: 26 October 2018
Figure 3. Topographic map of Escalante Canyon, Delta County, Colorado. Measured sections, MS 1 and MS 2, were taken along the west and east sides of the canyon (black lines) and drone images were acquired along 650 Road in the canyon and on the south-facing wall along the Gunnison River (gray
(a) An overview image of <b>Escalante</b> <b>Canyon</b>. The view is from the south-facin...
Published: 26 October 2018
Figure 4. (a) An overview image of Escalante Canyon. The view is from the south-facing outcrop chosen for reservoir modeling (b) and the outcrop cut along 650 Road used for recording measured sections. (b) The southern-facing wall of the Escalante Canyon along the Gunnison River was chosen
(a) Overview image of the outcrop in <b>Escalante</b> <b>Canyon</b> used for reservoir mo...
Published: 26 October 2018
Figure 5. (a) Overview image of the outcrop in Escalante Canyon used for reservoir modeling, showing an example of a lithofacies log created along a pseudowell traverse. The UAV-based outcrop renderings were created in Pix4DMapper Pro and used to interpret lithofacies within the Burro Canyon
(a) A UAV-based 3D rendering of the southern exposure of <b>Escalante</b> <b>Canyon</b> w...
Published: 26 October 2018
Figure 10. (a) A UAV-based 3D rendering of the southern exposure of Escalante Canyon with the top and base of the Burro Canyon interpreted in black. (b) Four facies associations are identified in the Burro Canyon Formation using UAV-based outcrop renderings. The facies associations
Stratigraphy of western Colorado and <b>Escalante</b> <b>Canyon</b> study site. Black das...
Published: 01 April 2016
Figure 1. Stratigraphy of western Colorado and Escalante Canyon study site. Black dashed lines show formation boundaries. Contact between 1 and 2 is a scour surface between Entrada Sandstone and Wanakah Formation. Numbers indicate sample locations for detrital zircon analysis. 1—Jebb (Entrada
Wanakah Formation features. (A) <b>Escalante</b> <b>Canyon</b> (section is 30 m). (B) Dun...
Published: 01 April 2016
Figure 3. Wanakah Formation features. (A) Escalante Canyon (section is 30 m). (B) Duncan Trail in Black Canyon of the Gunnison (trees, ∼100 m tall, for scale). Yellow dashed line in A and B separates a regional feature of lower red shale from underlying a green shale. (C) Ten Mile Graben. (D
(A) <b>Escalante</b> <b>canyons</b>, aerial photograph (crop of Big Hollow Wash, Utah, di...
Published: 01 September 2010
Figure 12. (A) Escalante canyons, aerial photograph (crop of Big Hollow Wash, Utah, digital orthophoto quadrangle) of Coyote Gulch and tributaries including the slot canyons Peek-a-boo, Spooky, and Coyote Narrows (latitude 37.482N, longitude 111.216W). Rectangle shows approximate area of photo
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 March 1986
GSA Bulletin (1986) 97 (3): 369–378.
...PETER C. PATTON; PAUL J. BOISON Abstract Harris Wash, a tributary of the Escalante River in south-central Utah, has two well-preserved alluvial terraces of compound origin in its lower reaches. The alluvial stratigraphy of the deposits that compose these terraces reflects the complex processes...
Journal Article
Published: 01 July 2007
Journal of Paleontology (2007) 81 (4): 794–796.
... Report ,, 81 – 743 : . 102 – 105 . Lin , Jih-Pai , L. W. , and Knox , 2001 , Preliminary report on acrotretid and paterniid brachiopods from the Emigrant Formation (Middle Cambrian) at Big Mike Canyon, Esmeralda County, Nevada : Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, v...
Journal Article
Journal: Geosphere
Published: 01 August 2012
Geosphere (2012) 8 (4): 835–853.
.... The Escalante joins the Colorado 20 river miles upstream of the confluence between the Colorado and San Juan Rivers. The river presently sits in a deep canyon, which has been cut into a broad valley between the Circle Cliffs uplift to the east and the Kai parowits Plateau to the west ( Fig. 1 ). The northern...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1130/2005.fld006(05)
EISBN: 9780813756066
... —as the Straight Cliffs Sandstone), who described the type section as outcrops on the east face of the Kaiparowits Plateau (Straight Cliffs), south of the town of Escalante. The formation was further subdivided by Peterson (1969a) into, in ascending order, the Tibbet Canyon, Smoky Hollow, John Henry (Fig. 8...
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Journal Article
Published: 17 April 2017
Journal of Paleontology (2017) 91 (3): 548–553.
...Joseph A. Frederickson; Brian M. Davis Abstract We report the first occurrence of an actinopterygian fish from the Lower Jurassic Navajo Sandstone, discovered in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah, U.S.A. The site contains multiple individuals, preserved within...
Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2006
Journal of Sedimentary Research (2006) 76 (9): 1106–1119.
... (less than 10 wt%) amounts of detrital kaolinite and chlorite are consistent with a moderate (temperate) weathering regime. Illite, the dominant clay mineral in the Unkar Group, is largely the 2M 1 polytype and detrital in origin. However, it is estimated that ~ 7% of the K in the Escalante Creek Member...
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Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 01 February 1982
GSA Bulletin (1982) 93 (2): 163–173.
...GENE M. STEVENSON; STANLEY S. BEUS Abstract The Dox Formation is part of the Unkar Group, which forms the lowermost 2,000 m of upper Precambrian strata in the Grand Canyon. At the original type section near Dox Castle, the Dox is incomplete, but it is fully exposed in the easternmost Grand Canyon...
Journal Article
Published: 18 April 2019
Journal of Foraminiferal Research (2019) 49 (2): 229–240.
... in a shallow-water, clastic facies of the Scotty Wash Formation and, based on common conodont occurrences, correlate southeast to the Bird Spring Formation below the Mississippian-Pennsylvanian GSSP at Arrow Canyon, Nevada. The South Syncline Ridge foraminifers are comparable to those found in coeval beds...
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Series: GSA Field Guide
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1130/2007.fld010(04)
EISBN: 9780813756103
...) but very broad river valley. The 640 ka Uncompahgre River gravels at Kelso Gulch record the late stages of this long-term river incision and dipslope migration. Beginning as far southeast as Escalante Canyon, ancient Gunnison River gravels begin to appear along the flanks of the Uncompahgre Plateau...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 September 2012
Geology (2012) 40 (9): 839–842.
... sites (Alton Sink and Cottonwood Canyon) was crushed to small pieces and immersed in 96% acetic acid with the addition of 3 g copper-II-sulfate per 100 mL acetic acid. When the samples had dried they were washed in warm water, wet sieved (mesh sizes down to 100 μm), and the air-dried residue...
Journal Article
Journal: GSA Bulletin
Published: 13 October 2020
GSA Bulletin (2021) 133 (5-6): 1090–1104.
... ). Sanidine was isolated via magnetic and density sorting techniques, and its composition was verified using a variable-pressure scanning electron microscope. Sanidine separates were irradiated for 65 h along with the 28.201 Ma Fish Canyon Tuff sanidine ( Kuiper et al., 2008 ) in the Cadmium-Lined in-Core...
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Series: GSA Special Papers
Published: 27 November 2018
DOI: 10.1130/2018.2535(21)
EISBN: 9780813795355
... Paleontology resources Monument in 1978; Preserve in 1980 Alaska NPS Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument Pliocene vertebrates 1988 Idaho BLM Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument Dinosaurs 1996 Utah BLM and NPS Grand Canyon–Parashant National Monument Paleozoic invertebrates...
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