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Geologic Map of the Tuolumne Meadows Quadrangle, Yosemite National Park, California.

United States Geological Survey

Geologic Map of the Tuolumne Meadows Quadrangle, Yosemite National Park, California.

by United States Geological Survey

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Published by s.n in S.l .
Written in English


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SeriesUS Geological Survey Geologic Quadrangle Map gq -- 1570
ContributionsBateman, P., Kistler, R., Peck, D.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21718667M

Tuolumne Meadows is pretty far east from Yosemite Valley on the Tioga Pass road - California – it will take you about an hour and 20 minutes to drive to it without other stops. It is, however, a /5(). View deals for Tuolumne Meadow. Pioneer Yosemite History Center is minutes away. WiFi and parking are free, and this cabin also features laundry services. All rooms have kitchens and on: Deer Lane, Yosemite National Park, CA

  Tuolumne Meadows: An entirely different geological experience - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Yosemite National Park, CA, at Tripadvisor/5(). Situated next to the Tuolumne River and near Tuolumne Meadows, it’s the perfect place to settle in after hiking in Yosemite—or before embarking on an extended backpacking trip. You’ll find the Tuolumne Meadows Lodge on Tioga Road, near the Park’s eastern entrance on Highway East.

The Geological Society of America Digital Map and Chart Series 13 Geology of the Benson Lake Pendant, Western Yosemite National Park, Central Sierra Nevada Vali Memeti Scott R. Paterson Department of Earth Sciences, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California . Merced River at Happy Isles Bridge near Yosemite, California (Station ) To download a printer friendly PDF version of this information click here. This report details one of the approximately 50 stations in the Hydrologic Benchmark Network (HBN) described in the four-volume U.S. Geological Survey Circular


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Geologic Map of the Tuolumne Meadows Quadrangle, Yosemite National Park, California by United States Geological Survey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Geologic map of the Tuolumne Meadows quadrangle, Yosemite National Park, California Geologic Quadrangle By: Paul Charles Bateman. It was produced directly from the file used to create the print version in The Yosemite National Park region is comprised of portions of 15 minute quadrangles.

The original publication of the map in included the map, described map units and provided correlations, as well as a geologic summary and references, all on the same sheet. Get this from a library. Geologic map of the Tuolumne Meadows quadrangle, Yosemite National Park, California.

[Paul C Bateman;]. Tuolumne Meadows: Lat, LongGPS: Enabled Description: Geologic map of the Tuolumne Meadows 15' quadrangle. Eastern Yosemite National Park includes Clouds Rest, Waterwheel Falls, Saddlebag Lake. Keywords: Geology, Yosemite National Park, Tuolumne Meadows, Saddlebag Lake, Tioga Pass Updated on: AAA Yosemite National Park Map: Bridalveil Fall, El Capitan, Glacier Point, Half Dome, Mariposa Grove, Mirror Lake, Tanaya Lake, Tioga Pass, Tuolumne Meadows, Vernal.

General Information. Title: Geologic map of the Tuolumne Meadows quadrangle, Yosemite National Park, California Author(s): Bateman, P.C., Kistler, R.W., Peck, D.L. Geologic map of the Freel Peak minute Quadrangle, California and Nevada.

Author(s): Armin, R A; John, D A. Geologic map of the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir Quadrangle, Yosemite National Park, California. Author(s): Kistler, Ronald C. Geologic map of the Tuolumne Meadows Quadrangle, Yosemite National Park, California. Author(s). Geologic map of the Tuolumne Meadows quadrangle, Yosemite National Park, California: USGS: Geologic map of the Raymond quadrangle, Madera and Mariposa counties, California: USGS: GQ Bateman, P.C., and Wones, D.R.

Geologic map of the Huntington Lake quadrangle, central Sierra Nevada, California Geologic map of Yosemite. A new geologic map of Yosemite National Park and vicinity, at a scale of 1 in.

to about 2 mi, has recently been compiled from both published and unpublished geologic mapping by many individuals (Huber and others, in press [Editor’s note: — dea]). A more detailed geologic map of Yosemite Valley is also available (Calkins and others, ).

Yosemite is a glaciated landscape, and the scenery that resulted from the interaction of the glaciers and the underlying rocks was the basis for its preservation as a national park. Iconic landmarks such as Yosemite Valley, Hetch Hetchy, Yosemite Falls, Vernal and Nevada Falls, Bridalveil Fall, Half Dome, the Clark Range, and the Cathedral Range are known throughout the world by the.

At this time, Yosemite National Park is preparing the Tuolumne Wild and Scenic River Comprehensive Management Plan, which could be finalized by the end of It seeks to establish long-term guidance for protecting water quality, free-flowing conditions and the area’s unique values.

Few places in the nation rival Yosemite National Park for vertigo-inducing cliffs, plunging waterfalls, and stunning panoramic views of granite peaks.

Many of the features that visitors find most tantalizing about Yosemite have unique and compelling geologic stories―tales that continue to unfold today in vivid, often destructive by: 2. Yosemite National Park is one of the most visually striking and culturally significant geographic features in the world.

It is a United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site and boasts over 4 million visitors per year from around the globe.

REFERENCES AND ADDITIONAL READING Library. Brewer, W.H. (Farquhar, F.P., ed.),Up and down California in ; the journal of William H. Brewer, Professor of Agriculture in the Sheffield Scientific School from to New Haven, Conn., Yale University Press, p.

Fascinating account of Brewer’s excursions with the California Geological Survey, including its first excursion. Peck, D.L.,Geologic map of the Merced Peak quadrangle, central Sierra Nevada, California: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Quadrangle Map, GQ, scaleSummary: Named changed from Tuolumne Intrusive Series to Tuolumne Intrusive Suite [see recommendation by Sohl () in which "suite" is proposed as term of group rank, adopted.

Yosemite geologic maps. This Yosemite geologic map ( mb) covers the entire national park, displaying different granites and rock types underlying Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite Valley, and this whole section of the Sierra Nevada. Tuolumne Meadows is a long-standing geological puzzle—a large relatively flat place in the midst of a rugged range.

Tuolumne Meadows in Google Maps Like most of the high Sierra valleys, the Meadows were covered by ice age glaciers until very recently (in geologic.

Map of Bedrock Geology of Yosemite Valley, () Download citation as: RIS | Dublin Core Abstract. One of the most photographed regions of Yosemite, Tuolumne Meadows is a wide, grassy expanse bounded by high granite domes and peaks.

At elevation 8, feet, pristine meadow extends for more than two miles along the Tuolumne River, making it the largest subalpine meadow in the Sierra its tranquil edges, hiking trails lead in all directions—to the alpine lakes set below the.

The best topo hiking trail map of Tuolumne Meadows Tahoe to Yosemite, Pacific Crest, and John Muir Trails. Cathedral Range, Lakes, and Pass, Tuolumne to Vogelsang to Merced Lake, Glen Aulin, Sunrise High Sierra Camp too.

Lyell Canyon to Donohue Pass. Parsons Memorial Lodge (open late June through early September): Discover the human and natural history of Tuolumne Meadows by hiking to the place where John Muir and Robert Underwood Johnson conceived the idea of establishing Yosemite National Park. The lodge is an easy one-mile (30 minute) walk from Lembert Dome parking area or from the.One of the most photographed regions of Yosemite, Tuolumne Meadows is a wide, grassy expanse bounded by high granite domes and peaks.

At elevation 8, feet/2,metres, pristine meadow extends for more than two miles/ km along the Tuolumne River, making it the largest subalpine meadow in the Sierra Nevada.provided in the Tuolumne County Multi-Jurisdiction Hazard Mitigation Plan, which was adopted by the Tuolumne County Board of Supervisors on Octoand revised on December 4, Setting a.

Regional Geology. Tuolumne County is located primarily within the Sierra Nevada.