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The White Sands National Monument site contains park geology information, maps, related links, and visitor information. The park geology section discusses the park's geologic history, the formation of the gypsum sand dunes, and the four types of dunes found at the White Sands National Monument: dome, barchan, transverse, and parabolic. The park maps section includes a map of the White Sands National ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Map, Ref. material
Subject: Geology
 
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The free-flowing Big South Fork of the Cumberland River and its tributaries pass through 90 miles of scenic gorges and valleys containing a wide range of natural and historic features. This National Park Service site includes a brief history of the area, visitor information, and links to sites pertaining to the geology of the region. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geology
 
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This site contains park maps, visitor information, details about park geology, and a teacher feature (lessons for teaching science using National Park examples) for Canyonlands National Park in Utah. It discusses the creation of the canyons by the Green and Colorado rivers, as well as the geologic and human histories of the park. Also covered is information about the surrounding mountains (La Sals, ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14), College (15-16), General public
Resource type: Lesson plan, Map, Ref. material
Subject: Geology
 
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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 ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geology
 
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This site contains Blue Ridge Parkway information, photographs, and visitor information. It includes activities along the Parkway throughout Virginia and North Carolina, beginning at Mile 0, located at Rockfish Gap near Waynesboro, Virginia. The mile-by-mile highlights indicate waterfalls, mountains (which are all part of the Appalachian Mountain chain), parks, and views along the way. The parkway ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Map, Photograph, Ref. material
Subject: Geology
 
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Ranging from 1500' to 14,494' in elevation, these adjoining California parks protect immense mountains, deep canyons, huge trees, and stunningly diverse habitats. The site briefly discusses Moro Rock and the process of exfoliation, which causes such dome-like forms, and includes links to visitor information and additional resources. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Ref. material
Subject: Geology
 
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This site allows the user to search through the Park Service photo database. Search hundreds of photos by park name, state, year, or photo name. Pictures include descriptions, the photographer, and scales when available. Images are of rocks, fossils, volcanoes, caves, and general geologic features. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Photograph
Subject: Geology
 
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This site provides links to geology fieldnotes about National Parks, Monuments, and Recreation Areas that are part of the Colorado Plateau. Each park site provides links to visitor information, photographs, park maps, multimedia resources, and teacher features (tools for teaching geology with National Park examples). Some of the areas linked to this site include: Dinosaur National Monument, Mesa Verde ... Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Government portal
Subject: Geology
 
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This site contains 360 color aerial photographs of geologically significant landscapes in the western United States, as well as in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Kentucky. The photos are meant to be useful teaching aides for introductory geology classes to establish the relationship between the overall landscape and ground-based geological features. The photos are reduced ... Full description.
Grade level: College (13-14)
Resource type: Photograph
Subject: Geology
 
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This National Park Service site provides geological history, visitor information, maps, and selected links for further details. This park is located on the Keweenaw Peninsula on Lake Superior in Michigan, situated on a 1.1 billion year old (Precambrian) continental rift. The history is traced back to the days of copper mining by the Calumet and Hecla Mining Company. Full description.
Grade level: General public
Resource type: Map, Ref. material
Subject: Geology
 
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