Rainbow of rocks: mysteries of sandstone colors and concretions in Colorado Plateau canyon country (PI-77)
By: M. A. Chan and W. T. Parry Sunrise illuminates Colorado Plateau’s canyon country. In the early morning light, cliffs radiate a rich red glow, and a sculptured panorama of sandstone is revealed in a rich palette of crimson, vermilion,...
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Geologic resources of Washington County, Utah (PI-20)
By: M. H. Bugden This brochure introduces the reader to Washington County’s geologic resources and investigates the effects they have on our economy and daily lives. Understanding the dynamic forces that formed our resources and the factors that influence their...
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The geology of Snow Canyon State Park, Washington County, Utah (PI-13)
By: M. H. Bugden The stark intensity of Snow Canyon State Park’s colors, terrain, and vegetation create a surrealistic flair to one of southern Utah’s most striking recreation areas. Snow Canyon’s scenery reminds us of the earth’s past when extensive...
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Landslide Hazards In Utah (PI-98)
By: Gregg Beukelman According to the U.S. Geological Survey, landslides are a serious geological hazard common to almost every state in our country. Publication addresses Landslides: Serious and Common Geologic Hazards, Types of Landslides, Causes of Landslides, Landslide Distribution, Reducing...
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Rock Cycle - always changing (PI-97)
UGS Staff A brand new geologic poster, great for any classroom! This beautifully designed illustration details the different phases of the rock cycle, depicted in a way that will make it easy and fun for anyone to learn about the...
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Why is Bear Lake so blue? And other commonly asked questions (PI-96)
J. Davis and M. Milligan In addition to its splendor, Bear Lake is a scientific wonder. Over the past few decades, Bear Lake has been intensely studied because it is one of the oldest lakes in North America, has not...
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Rock-fall hazards in Utah (PI-94)
By: J. J. Castleton Rock falls pose a hazard in Utah because we live, work, and recreate in close proximity to mountains and mesas. This publication explains how and why rock falls occur, and ways to reduce the potential damage...
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Fossil environments in Utah (PI-93)
By: C. McCalla A colorful flyer showcasing some of the flora and fauna that flourished in Utah's ancient enivronments with simple maps, fossil photos, and text. Other Information: Published: 2009 Pages: 1 p. Location: Utah Media Type: Paper Publication
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The 2005-06 Creekside Drive area landslides, Mountain Green, Morgan County, Utah (PI-91)
By: A. Elliott Early in 2005, several landslides occurred in the Creekside Drive area of Mountain Green located in western Morgan County. Details about the geologic makeup of the area, as well as damage caused by the landslides are included...
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Wildfires and Debris Flows in northern Utah (PI-90)
By: A. Elliott Wildfires are a direct threat to life and property, but the less obvious threat of flooding and debris flows that often follow wildfires can be equally devastating. This publication discusses the link between the two and the...
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Geology and scenery of the central Wasatch Range, Salt Lake and Summit Counties (PI-9)
By: M. H. Bugden This self-guided geologic trip will lead you through times when inland seas, ancient mountains, vast mud flats, sandy deserts, and massive glaciers ruled Utah's landscape. You will learn how colliding crustal plates changed Utah's face, how...
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The 2005 Sage Vista Lane Landslide, Cedar Hills, Utah County, Utah (PI-89)
By: A. Elliott Homeowners in Cedar Hills first detected movement on the Sage Vista Lane landslide on April 28, 2005, and by the next day the landslide had moved against the lower back wall of a townhouse unit. This publication...
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The 2001 Heather Drive Landslide, Layton, Davis County, Utah (PI-88)
By: A. Elliott The August 2001 Heather Drive landslide in Layton damaged six houses, forcing homeowners to evaluate them. This publication discusses the event and aftermath, as well as the geological makeup of the area in an attempt to explain...
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Geologic guide to the central Wasatch Front canyons, Salt Lake County, Utah (PI-87)
By: S. N. Eldredge Striking beauty, abundant recreational opportunities, historic mining and pioneer locales, and a unique geologic story stretching back over one billion years make Salt Lake County’s Wasatch Front canyons a world-class attraction. This guide highlights the six...
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Earthquake fault map of a portion of Washington County, Utah (PI-85)
By: UGS Staff This map shows the location of faults in the Hurricane fault zone adjacent to the towns of La Verkin and Hurricane and in the Washington fault zone adjacent to St. George and Washington. Back side of map...
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Earthquake fault map of a portion of Tooele County, Utah (PI-84)
By: UGS Staff This map shows the location of faults in Tooele Valley, between the Oquirrh Mountains and the Stansbury Mountains. Back side of map includes information on faults, effects of surface fault rupture, when and where surface rupture is...
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Earthquake fault map of a portion of Cache County, Utah (PI-83)
By: UGS Staff This map shows the location of faults in Cache Valley, between the Bear River Range to the east and the Cache County line to the west. Back side of map includes information on faults, effects of surface...
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Geologic postcard of Goblin Valley (PI-82)
By: UGS Staff This postcard shows the geology of Goblin Valley State Park. Goblin Valley lies in southeastern Utah, between Capitol Reef National Park and Arches National Park. The spectacular and sometimes bizarrely shaped stone goblins, for which the park...
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Geologic postcard of Utah (PI-81)
By: G. C. Willis To many people Utah is the geology state. This simplified geologic map reflects the large variety of geologic events from over 2600 million years that created the spectacular scenery of Utah’s red rock country, high alpine...
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Liquefaction susceptibility map for Tooele Valley, Tooele County, Utah (PI-80)
By: UGS Staff The liquefaction-susceptibility categories of Tooele Valley are mapped based on local geology and subsurface soil and water conditions. In Tooele Valley, the most susceptible soils are along the shorelines of Great Salt Lake and Rush Lake. Answers...
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Great Salt Lake information sheet (PI-8)
By: J. W. Gwynn This one page information sheet gives basic information concerning the Great Salt Lake. Information includes: low level on record, high level on record, freshwater sources, salt content, islands, and more. Other Information: Published: 1990 (updated 1998)...
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Liquefaction potential map for Cache Valley, Cache County, Utah (PI-79)
By: UGS Staff The liquefaction-potential categories of Cache Valley are mapped based on local geology and subsurface soil and water conditions and depend on the probability of having an earthquake within a 100-year period that will be strong enough to...
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St. George dinosaur tracksite (PI-78)
By: UGS Staff The St. George Dinosaur Trackside, a world-class dinosaur trackside, was discovered in February 200 about one mile east of downtown St. George in southwestern Utah. This two-sided handout gives information about the ancient environment, how the tracks...
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Ground-shaking map for a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on the Wasatch fault, Salt Lake City, Utah metropolitan area (PI-76)
By: I. G. Wong, W. J. Silva, D. Wright, S. S. Olig, F. X. Ashland, N. Gregor, and G. E. Christenson This map illustrates the estimated intensity of ground shaking that would occur in a magnitude 7 earthquake on the...
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