Capitol Reef National Park, Utah

Selected References

Adkison, R., 1991, Utah's National Parks: Hiking, Camping and Vacationing in Utah's Canyon Country: Zion, Bryce, Capitol Reef, Arches, and Canyonlands: Berkeley, California: Wilderness Press, 354 p.

Billingsley, G. H., Huntoon, P. W., and Breed, W. J., 1987, Geologic Map of Capitol Reef National Park and vicinity, Emery, Garfield, Millard and Wayne Counties, Utah. Utah Geological Survey Map no. 87; available on-line at:

Blakey, R. C., and Ranney, W., 2008, Ancient Landscapes of the Colorado Plateau: Grand Canyon: Arizona: Grand Canyon Association, 176 p.

Chronic, H., 1990, Roadside Geology of Utah: Missoula, Montana: Mountain Press Publishing Company, 325 p.

Dyman, T. S., Cobban, W. A., Davis, L. E., Eves, R. L., Pollock, G. L., Obradovich, J. D., Titus, A. L., Takahashi, K. I., Hester, T. C., and Cantu, D, 2002, Upper Cretaceous marine and brackish water strata at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Utah: Geological Society of America Field Trip Road Log, May 2002: in Field Guide to Geologic Excursions in Southwestern Utah and Adjacent Areas of Arizona and Nevada , William R. Lund, Editor: U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 02-172, p. 171-198., available online at:

Gilbert, G. K., 1889, Report of the Geology of the Henry Mountains (Second Edition): U. S. Geographical and Geological Survey of the Rocky Mountain Region: Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 161 p. [Available online at:]

Harris, A. G., Tuttle, E.. and Tuttle, S. D., 1997, Chapter 4: Capitol Reef: in Geology of National Parks, 5th Edition: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, p. 55-66.

Hunt, C. B., Geology of the Henry Mountains, Utah, as recorded in the notebooks of G. K. Gilbert, 1875-1876: Boulder, Colorado: Geological Society of America Memoir 167, 229 p.

Jules D. Friedman, J. D. and Huffman, C., Jr., 1998, Introduction and Overview: in Laccolith Complexes of Southeastern Utah: Time of Emplacement and Tectonic Setting -- Workshop Proceedings, United States Geological Survey Bulletin 2158, p. 1-2., available online at:

McDonald, R. E., 1972, Eocene and Paleocene rocks of the southern and central Basins: in Geologic Atlas of the Rocky Mountain Region: Denver, CO: Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists, p.242-256.

McGookey, D. P., Haun, J. D., Goodell, H. G., McCubbin, D. G., Weimer, R. J., and Wulf, G. R., 1972, Cretaceous System: in Geologic Atlas of the Rocky Mountain Region: Denver, CO: Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists, p 190-228.

Morris, T. W., Manning, V. W., and Ritter, S .M., 2000, Geology of Capitol Reef National Park: In Geology of Utah's Parks and Monuments, Sprinkel, D. A., Chidsey, T. C., and Anderson, P .B., editors, Utah Geological Association Publication 28., p. 85-105.

National Park Service, 2006, Capitol Reef National Park, Geologic Resource Evaluation Report, Natural Resource Report NPS/NRPC/GRD/NRR—2006/005, 44 p., available online at: .

Turner, C. E. and Peterson, F., 1999, Biostratigraphy of dinosaurs in the Upper Jurassic Morrison Formation of the western United States, in Vertebrate Paleontology of Utah, Gillette, D. D., editor, Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah Geological Survey Miscellaneous Publication 99-01, p. 77-114.

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