Tour of Park Geology: Mountain Building
http://www.nature.nps.gov/geology/tour/mountain.cfm


This site provides links to tours of National Parks, National Monuments, and Recreation Areas associated with major mountain building periods. The parks are divided into groups by mountain building events: Appalachian, Laramide, and others. Where appropriate, links are provided to park geology, maps, photographs, geologic research, related links, visitor information, multi-media, and teacher features (resources for teaching geology with National Park examples). The list includes places such as: Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Shenandoah National Park, Devils Tower National Monument, Mt. Rushmore National Monument, Yosemite National Park, and more.

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Subject: Geography:Physical, Geoscience:Geology:Historical Geology, Tectonics
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection
Grade Level: General Public
Focus on the Cretaceous: Sedimentary Basins, Magmatism, Places-Cretaceous Geology, Tectonics
Topics: Earth surface, Solid Earth, Time/Earth History