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Roadside Geology of Wyoming


Learn about the Geology of Wyoming with maps, photos and expert descriptions! This 6"x9" paperback has 288 pages that are packed with detailed information about Wyoming Geology. See table of contents below. Second edition.

Roadside Geology of Wyoming (Second Edition)Table of Contents

Introduction1
I. Southeastern Wyoming23
Interstate 25: Cheyenne - Casper33
US 26: Torrington - Interstate 2539
Interstate 80: Cheyenne - Laramie41
Interstate 80: Laramie - Rawlins44
US 30 / 287 and WY 487: Laramie - Casper49
WY 130: Laramie - The Saratoga Valley, The Snowy Range Road53
US 287: Fort Collins, CO - Laramie55
II. Desert Basins of Southwest Wyoming 59
Interstate 80: Rawlins - Rock Springs61
WY 789: Creston Junction - Baggs67
Interstate 80: Rock Springs - Green River - Evanston69
Flaming Gorge Reservoir73
US 191: Rock Springs - Riverdale - The Rim74
US 189: Evanston - Kemmerer - Daniel81
III. Northeastern Wyoming - The Powder River Basin 85
Powder River Energy Resources88
Coal89
Surrounding Mountains90
WY 251: Casper Mountain Road94
Eastern Powder River Basin96
Interstate 90: Spearfish, S.D. - Gillette96
Devils Tower98
Interstate 90: Gillette - Buffalo102
US 16: Newcastle - Moorcroft103
Western Powder Ridge Basin103
Interstates 90 / 25: Sheridan - Casper105
Crossing the Bighorn Mountains110
Ranchester - Burgess Junction110
Alt. 14: Burgess Junction - Lovell113
US 14: Burgess Junction - Greybull115
US 16: Southern Crossing - Buffalo - Worland117
WY 387 / 59: Midwest - Wright - Gillette119
IV. Central Wyoming - The Wind River Basin 121
Southern Wind River Basin123
US 287 / WY 789: Muddy Gap - Lander134
WY 28: Lander - Farson: South Pass137
Eastern Wind River Basin142
US 20 / 26: Casper - Shoshoni - Riverton142
Western Wind River Basin147
US 287: Riverton / Lander - Dubois - Moran Junction150
North Wind River Basin156
US 20, WY 789: Shoshoni - Thermopolis: Wind River Canyon159
V. Northern Wyoming - The Bighorn Basin 164
Southern Bighorn Basin: WY 120: Thermopolis - Cody173
US 16 / 20: Thermopolis - Greybull175
Central and Northern Bighorn Basin177
US 14 / 20: Cody - East Entrance of Yellowstone Park181
WY 120: Red Lodge, MT - Cody184
Alt. 14: Lovell - Cody190
VI. Overthrust Belt 191
US 189, US 30: Interstate 80 - Kemmerer196
Kemmerer - Sage Junction - Fossil Butte National Monument197
US 89 / 30: Sage Junction - Cokeville199
Cokeville - Alpine Junction200
US 26 / 89: Alpine Junction and Snake River Canyon - Hoback Junction201
US 189: Hoback Basin Rim - Hoback Junction203
US 191: Hoback Junction - Jackson206
VII. Grand Teton National Park 209
US 191 / 89 / 26: Jackson - Gros Ventre Junction217
Gros Ventre Junction - Gros Ventra Slide218
US 191 / 89 / 26: Gros Ventre Junction - Moose220
South Jenny Lake - North Jenny Lake Junction, Jenny Lake Loop Drive221
US 287 / 89: North Jenny Lake Junction - Signal Mountain - Jackson Lake Junction222
US 191 / 89 / 26: Moose - Moran Junction223
US 287 / 191 / 89: Moran Junction - Jackson Lake Junction225
US 89 / 191 / 287: Jackson Lake Junction - South Entrance of Yellowstone Park225
VIII. Yellowstone National Park 227
North Entrance - Mammoth Hot Springs236
Mammoth Hot Springs - Norris239
Norris - Madison Junction241
Norris - Canyon242
Mammoth - Tower Junction242
Northeast Entrance - Cooke City - Tower Junction243
Tower Junction - Canyon - Fishing Bridge245
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone247
East Entrance - Fishing Bridge248
Fishing Bridge - West Thumb249
West Yellowstone - Madison Junction - West Thumb250
South Entrance - West Thumb253
Suggested Reading 256
Glossary259
Index266