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...
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...
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...
Utah: a geologic history from Paleozoic to Present
This informative, and colorful poster shows the history of Utah. Several maps of Utah bring some of the most drastic geologic changes of Utah's history to life. Other Information: Dimensions: 35 x 18 Location: Utah Type: Paper Map Â
Geologic map of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Postcard (PI-56)
By: G. C. Willis Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument covers 1.7 million acres between Bryce Canyon and Capitol Reef National Parks. The geology consists of 6,000 feet of well-exposed, layered sedimentary rocks that are between about 65 million and 200 million...
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...
Building stones of downtown Salt Lake City, a walking tour (PI-60)
By: C. M. Wilkerson This twenty-two building walking tour begins at the Utah State Capitol and finishes at the Salt Lake City and County Building, seven blocks to the south. Descriptions include the geologic and/or trade name of the rocks...
Canyon Country: a geologic guide to the Canyonlands travel region (PI-34)
By: S. N. Eldredge This vast rock desert in southeastern Utah showcases deep, colorful canyons, majestic natural monuments pictured in western movies, a fantasy land of towering pinnacles and slot canyons, rock arches and bridges, and breathtaking vistas atop mesas....
Utah stone (PI-17)
By: B. T. Tripp Utah's geological diversity provides a wide variety of known building stones in the state and potential for discovery and production of many other types. Utah's building stones, currently in production, are quartzite, sandstone, and limestone. Rhyolite,...
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...
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...
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,...
The Wasatch fault (PI-40)
By: S. N. Eldredge A beautifully designed and easy to understand publication discussing the geologic history of the Wasatch Fault and possible dangers it poses to anyone living nearby. This is a perfect introduction to the fault for anyone of...
Geology of Snow Canyon State Park, Utah Postcard (PI-15)
By: M. H. Bugden Snow Canyon State Park near St. George is in the southwest corner of Utah and has the basalts, Kayenta Formation, and Navajo Sandstone that make spectacular scenery throughout southern Utah. Of special interest are the cinder...
Geologic map of Arches National Park Postcard (M-102)
By: H. H. Doelling Arches National Park is one of the geologic wonders of the world. It has the greatest concentration of stone arches on the earth developed around a salt anticline. An accumulation of nearly 10,000 feet of salt...
Geologic Postcard of Grand County, Utah Postcard (M-100)
By: H. H. Doelling Grand County, 3,695 sq. miles, on Utah's eastern border, exposes its Precambrian to Tertiary rocks along magnificent cliffs and canyons. It contains abundant resources of petroleum, uranium, coal, and salts. The greatest concentration of arches and...
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...
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...
The Geology of Quail Creek State Park (PI-63)
By: R. F. Biek The first thing most visitors to Quail Creek State Park notice, apart from the improbably blue and refreshing waters of the reservoir itself, are the brightly colored, layered rocks of the surrounding cliffs. In fact, Quail...
Utah minerals (PI-59)
By: UGS Staff A display poster showcasing seven photographs of minerals found in Utah, with short descriptions. Mineral photos: gypsum, topaz and bixbyite, azurite and malachite, malachite, copper, variscite and crandallite, and stibnite. Other Information: Published: 1998 Plates: 1 pl....
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Commonly asked questions about Utah's Great Salt Lake and ancient Lake Bonneville (PI-39)
By: J. W. Gwynn Color pamphlet that answers questions about the Great Salt Lake and Lake Bonneville such as when did Lake Bonneville exist and what kinds of animals lived around it, why is the Great Salt Lake salty, what...
Geologic map of Kane County, Utah Postcard (M-101)
By: H. H. Doelling Kane County, 4105 sq. miles, on Utah?s southern border, contains some of the most colorful and well-exposed geologic features in the world. Located on the ?grand Staircase? set of cliffs northo f the Grand Canyon, it...
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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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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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