A tapestry of time and terrain

Call Number: 
3700 d2-17
Author: 
Jose F. Vigil, Richard J. Pike, and David G. Howell
Publisher: 
[Reston, Va.] : U.S. Geological Survey ; Denver, Colo. : For sale by USGS Map Distribution,
Date: 
2000
Map Description: 
1 map : color ; 87 x 137 cm + 1 pamphlet (24 pages : color maps ; 23 x 11 cm).
Notes: 
Two maps showing the topography and geology of lower 48 states have been combined through computer processing. Adding a 4th dimension, geologic time, shown in color, this digital tapesty outlines the story of continental collision and break up, mountain building, river erosion, and many other events that have shaped the region over last 2.6 billion years.; Relief shown by shading.; "Cartographic preparation by Eleanor B. Jewel"--Map.; Shipping list no.: 2000-0023-S (map); 2000-0244-P (pamphlet).; "Manuscript approved for publication on February 22, 2000"--Map. ;
Keywords: 
Geology; Facies (Geology); Relief map; United States
Scale: 
1:3,500,000
Series: 
Geologic investigations series (U.S. Geological Survey) ; map I-2720, version 1.0
OCLC: 
44099435

 

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