Chapter 15 - Cenozoic Events

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The Earth Through Time, 10th Edition
by Harold L. Levin
CHAPTER 15—CENOZOIC EVENTS
Web Links
Introduction to the Cenozoic - 65 Million Years to the Present
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/cenozoic/cenozoic.html
Introduction to the Cenozoic from the University of California, Berkeley, Museum
of Paleontology.
Atlantic Plain Province
http://3dparks.wr.usgs.gov/nyc/coastalplain/coastalplain.htm
Highlights of the Atlantic Coastal Plain from a U.S. Geological Survey and
National Park Service website. Includes a list of National Parks with Atlantic Plain
geology, including Assateague Island, Cape Hatteras, Cape Cod, Cumberland
Island, Padre Islands, and more. Includes information on the Chesapeake Bay
Impact Crater. Description of the rifting of Pangea with an animation.
Basin and Range Province
http://geomaps.wr.usgs.gov/parks/province/basinrange.html
Highlights of the Basin and Range Province from a U.S. Geological Survey and
National Park Service website. Includes a list of National Parks with Basin and
Range geology, information on Death Valley, Lake Mead, and Mojave National
Preserve. Includes maps and image gallery.
Columbia Plateau Province
http://geomaps.wr.usgs.gov/parks/province/columplat.html
Highlights of the Columbia Plateau Province from a U.S. Geological Survey and
National Park Service website. Includes a list of National Parks with Columbia
Plateau geology, with information on Craters of the Moon National Monument,
Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, and John Day Fossil Beds National
Monument. Includes maps and image gallery.
Colorado Plateau Province
http://geomaps.wr.usgs.gov/parks/province/coloplat.html
Highlights of the Colorado Plateau Province from a U.S. Geological Survey and
National Park Service website. Includes a list of National Parks (NP) with
Colorado Plateau geology, including the Grand Canyon, Arches NP, Bryce
Canyon NP, Canyonlands NP, Mesa Verde NP, Petrified Forest NP, Zion NP,
and more. Includes maps and image gallery.
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Pacific Province
http://geomaps.wr.usgs.gov/parks/province/pacifmt.html
Highlights of the Pacific Province from a U.S. Geological Survey and National
Park Service website. Includes a list of National Parks (NP) with Pacific Province
geology, including Crater Lake, Devil's Postpile, Hawaii Volcanoes NP, Mount
Rainier NP, Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, Lassen Volcanic NP,
Yosemite NP, and much more. Includes information on the Sierra Nevada and
Cascade volcanoes.
Pacific—Cascades volcanic province
http://geomaps.wr.usgs.gov/parks/province/cascade2.html
Highlights of the Pacific - Cascades Volcanic Province from a U.S. Geological
Survey and National Park Service website. Describes the subduction of the Juan
de Fuca Plate and its relation to Cascade volcanism.
Utah's Great Salt Lake & Lake Bonneville
http://geology.utah.gov/utahgeo/gsl/index.htm
Answers to questions on the Great Salt Lake and Lake Bonneville, from the Utah
Geological Survey.
Glacial Lake Missoula and the Ice Age Floods
http://www.glaciallakemissoula.org/virtualtour/scablands.html
Virtual tour and gallery of the Channeled Scablands.
The Chesapeake Bay Bolide Impact: A New View of Coastal Plain Evolution
http://marine.usgs.gov/fact-sheets/fs49-98/
Overview of the late Eocene meteorite impact crater in the Chesapeake Bay
region. From the U.S. Geological Survey.
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