Field guide for the Heart Mountain detachment and associated structures, northeast Absaroka Range, Wyoming
Published:January 01, 1999
David H. Malone, Thomas A. Hauge, Edward C. Beutner, 1999. "Field guide for the Heart Mountain detachment and associated structures, northeast Absaroka Range, Wyoming", Colorado and Adjacent Areas, David R. Lageson, Alan P. Lester, Bruce D. Trudgill
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For more than a century, the Heart Mountain Detachment has been an important natural laboratory that has contributed to the education of thousands of students rep-resenting most of the colleges and universities of the nation. The purpose of this field trip is to provide a forum in which the important features of the Heart Mountain Detachment (HMD) can be observed and the various explanations for the origin of the structure can be discussed. The foremost questions to be addressed will likely include: What factors (e.g., paleotopographic slope; direction and magnitude of bedding dip; seismicity; eruptive processes, presence and pressure...
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This first volume in the series includes trips held in conjunction with the 1999 Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado, with more than 12 GSA-sponsored field trip guides presented in one volume. This year, the GSA Field Guide exposes readers to the beauty and diversity of the Colorado region, including trips focusing on sedimentology, hydrogeology, coal areas, tectonics, and other disciplines.