Landforms of todayThe surface features of the Great Plains
Figures1. Index map
2-3. Maps showing:
2. Physical divisions of the United States and maximum extent of the continental ice sheets
3. The Great Plains province and its sections
4. Photograph of Mescalero escarpment and southern High Plains
5. Geologic time chart
6-8. Maps showing:
6. Paleogeography of U.S. in Late Cretaceous
7. Structural setting of the Great Plains
8. Progressive southward expansion of areas of deposition
9. Photograph of Big Horn strip mine at Acme, Wyo.
10. Black Hills diagram
11-16. Photographs showing:
11. Weathering of granite at Sylvan Lake in the Black Hills
12. Capulin Volcano National Monument, N. Mex.
13. Mesa de Maya, Colo.
14. Spanish Peaks, Colo.
15. "The Gangplank," Wyo.
16. Scotts Bluff National Monument, Nebr.
17. Aerial photograph of the Nebraska Sand Hills
18. Map of the Nebraska Sand Hills
19-30. Photographs showing:
19. Loess plain in Nebraska
20. Ground moraine on the Coteau du Missouri in North Dakota
21. Slump blocks in North Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, N. Dak.
22. Highwood Mountains, Mont.
23. Devils Tower National Monument, Wyo.
24. Glaciated valley in Crazy Mountains, Mont.
25. Powder River Basin in vicinity of Tongue River
26. Badlands National Park, S. Dak.
27. Badlands of Little Missouri River in South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, N. Dak.
28. Hogback ridges along the Front Range, Colo.
29. Pawnee Buttes, Colo.
30. Edwards Plateau, Tex.
31. Denver, Colo.
1. Generalized chart of rocks of the Great Plains
Last Updated: 28-Dec-2006