Exploring the Diverse Geology of Capitol Reef National Park

By Thomas H. Morris with Kinsey G. Spiel

ISBN 9780842530019

Price $15.00

This book helps the reader gain and understanding of the fundamental geologic principles that shaped Capitol Reef National Park. Part One introduces the concepts of the rock cycle, landscape evolution, plate tectonics and their influences on Capitol Reef geology. Part Two explains the geologic origin of specific landscapes. With a glossary in the back and many photographs and illustrations, this is a great book for anyone who wants to learn more about one of Utah's most spectaculr national parks. Tom Morris PhD is a Professor of Geology at Brigham Young University. 79 pages.