|Yosemite in Depth: Geology|
This reference provides detailed information and activities related to the geology of Yosemite National Park. The introduction provides a history of ideas on Yosemite's origin. An overview describes the geologic history of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. An interactive timeline is featured to provide users with a temporal reference on park history. For students, there is a field journal with interactive questions and exercises about the park, and a set of online activities that take place on the park's Mirror Lake Trail. Links to a glossary are embedded in the text, and a list of references is provided.
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DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-006-764
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Publisher: National Park Service
Yosemite National Park Interactive Classroom