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Physiography and glacial geology of western Montana and adjacent areas

William C. Alden

Physiography and glacial geology of western Montana and adjacent areas

a study of glacial features in the intermontane valleys and the drainage area of the upper Missouri and Columbia Rivers.

by William C. Alden

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Montana.
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Montana.,
    • Physical geography -- Montana.,
    • Paleogeography.,
    • Glaciers -- Montana.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE75 .P9 no. 231
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 200 p.
      Number of Pages200
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL255099M
      LC Control Numbergs 54000249
      OCLC/WorldCa3764093

      USGS Professional Paper Physiography and glacial geology of western Montana and adjacent areas. Author: W. C. Alden. A study of glacial features in the intermontane valleys and the drainage area of the upper Missouri and Columbia Rivers. p., 5 plates (4 in pocket, rest in text), 43 figures. Physiography and Glacial Geology of Eastern Montana and Adjacent Areas; William C. Alden; United States Government Printing Office: Washington, D.C.; ; Geology of the Lewis and Clark Trail in North Dakota; The Missouri River; Smith, Derald G. ().

      MAJOR NORTH DAKOTA AND SOUTH DAKOTA SOURCES: Agriculture Canada, , Soil landscapes of Canada, Saskatchewan: Canada Soil eds., , Glacial geology of the Missouri Coteau and adjacent areas: Grand Forks, ND, North Dakota Geological Survey, Miscellaneous. Glacial deposit (Quaternary) at surface, covers 8 % of this area. Dominantly till, outwash, and local glacial lake deposits. Shown only in western and south-central Montana. Laurentide glacial deposits are indicated with a map pattern.

        The geologic setting of the Crow Reservation includes the west flank of the Powder River basin, a northwest-trending synclinal feature at least miles long and as much as miles wide in eastern Wyoming and southeastern Montana; the south flank of the Bull Creek syncline, a large east-trending fold in central Montana; and the northern parts of the Bighorn . Aftermath of the Ice Age Floods: A Bird’s Eye View - An illustrated overview of the Ice Age Floods highlighted with descriptions of aerial photos and maps. Compiled by Bruce Bjornstad (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory) Columbia Gorge Geology and the Ice Age Floods - DeKay, L. and T. Hurd, ; An overview of the geology in the Columbia River Gorge, including information .


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Physiography and glacial geology of western Montana and adjacent areas by William C. Alden Download PDF EPUB FB2

Physiography and glacial geology of western Montana and adjacent areas (DLC)gs (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: William C Alden; Geological Survey (U.S.).

Get this from a library. Physiography and glacial geology of western Montana and adjacent areas; a study of glacial features in the intermontane valleys and the drainage area of the upper Missouri and Columbia Rivers. [William C Alden; United States. Department of the Interior.; Geological Survey (U.S.)] -- A study of glacial features in the intermontane valleys and the drainage area.

This is a report on the physiography and glacial geology of eastern Montana and adjacent areas. Physical Description viii, p.: ill., 51 plates (inc.

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Google Analytic Metrics: Metrics page: Part or all of this report is presented in Portable Document Format (PDF). For best results. Lake Jordan was a glacial lake formed during the late Pleistocene along the Jordan the Laurentide Ice Sheet retreated, water melting off the glacier accumulated between the Rocky Mountains and the ice sheet.

The lake drained along the front of the ice sheet, eastward towards the Yellowstone River and Glacial Lake Glendive. From the lake deposits near Great Falls, Lake type: Glacial lake (former). PP / Alden, W.

/ PHYSIOGRAPHY AND GLACIAL GEOLOGY OF EASTERN MONTANA AND ADJACENT AREAS,afb, pages, 51 plates (1 in pocket), 19 figs., $ 65 PP D / Goldman, M.

/ ORIGIN OF THE ANYDRITE CAP ROCK OF AMERICAN SALT DOMES,pb, 11 pages, 19 plates, $ Lake Chouteau was a glacial lake formed during the late Pleistocene along the Teton the Laurentide Ice Sheet retreated, water melting off the glacier accumulated between the Rocky Mountains and the ice sheet.

The lake drained along the front of the ice sheet, eastward towards the Judith River and the Missouri River. The maximum advance of the Laurentide Ice Sheet Basin countries: United States. HB book, "Glacial Physiography of the Quinsigamond River Valley, Grafton, Massachusetts", by Genevieve Clark, A THESIS, submitted to Clark University, HB with 99 pages.

Has 56 illustrations (some maps, b/w photos, color diagrams). Pages are typed. I'm pretty sure this is a one-of-a-kind Rating: % positive. Shonkin Sag is located in central Montana.

It begins south of Highwood, Montana, (about 23 miles (37 km) east of the city of Great Falls) and runs in an easterly direction for about miles ( km) until it reaches the Judith River. It varies from miles ( km) to 2 miles ( km) in width and is about feet ( m) deep.

Its midpoint is located at approximately. Figure Physiology and glacial geology of eastern Chouteau and western Blaine counties in northern Montana. (From Alden, ) References. Alden, W. C.,Physiography And Glacial Geology Of Eastern Montana And Adjacent Areas, U.

Originally, this area is a part of the Missouri Plateau. According to Fenneman 2 "the Missouri Plateau comprises all that part of the Great Plains province which lies north of the High Plains to an undetermined boundary in Canada.

Its southern limit is the Pine ridge well shown on the geological map because of the high formations which underlie the High Plains of the south are. Glacial Geology: Ice sheets and landforms, Second Edition has been thoroughly revised and updated throughout and provides a modern, comprehensive summary of glacial geology and geomorphology.

The book clearly outlines glacial landforms and sediments and provides the reader with the tools required to interpret glacial landscapes/5(14). Structural geology of the Sun River Canyon and adjacent areas, northwestern Montana Professional Paper B By: Melville Rhodes Mudge.

_____Geology of dam sites on the upper tributaries of the Columbia River in Idaho and Montana, Part 3, Miscellaneous dam sites on the Flathead River upstream from Columbia Falls, Montana: U.

Geol. Survey Water-Supply Paper C. The Montana Geology Framework data is the best available digital geology data representing the geologic features of the State of Montana. The geology theme is a constantly evolving data set. It is not a theme that is static.

Although the rocks themselves might not change, what geologists think of them will definitely change. The Montana Bureau. and east. The plateaus in Montana are only to feet (90 to m) above the adjacent.

1 Alden, W.C. Physiography and glacial geology of eastern Montana and adjacent areas. Geological Survey Professional PaperWashington, D.C. Figure The exceptionally flat surface of the Flaxville planation surface near Turner.

Mudge, M.R.,Structural geology of the Sun River Canyon and adjacent areas, northwestern Montana, U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper. Breckenridge, R.M., a, Pleistocene Ice Dams and Glacial Lake Missoula Floods in Northern Idaho and Adjacent Areas, in Chamberlin, V.E., R.M.

Breckenridge and B. Bonnichsen, eds., Guidebook to the Geology of Northern and Western Idaho and Surrounding Area, Idaho Geological Survey Bulle p. GEOLOGIC MAP OF THE DIVIDE AREA SOUTHWESTERN MONTANA Mapped and compiled by Susan M. Vuke Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Open File Report MBMG Paleontology Text Revised— 10/04 This report has been reviewed for conformity with Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology’s technical and editorial standards.

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[Weed and Pirsson, ] This article describes the geology of the Little Rocky Mountains in north central Montana. The piece describes geologic structures, sedimentary rocks, fossils, igneous rocks, and ore deposits of the area in detail.