Geologic Wonders of West Texas

by McGookey, Donald P.


The rocks of West Texas record events during the last 1.5 billion (b.y.) of the history of the planet Earth, which was formed by about 4.6 b.y. ago. This book was written for anyone interested in the geology of West Texas, and includes maps, graphs and charts explaining the geological history of many of the features of this region.

This work includes sections on the Ouachita Trend, Permian Basin, Sierra Madera Astroblem, Llano Estacado, Volcanism across the Trans-Pecos Region, Davis Mountains, Big Bend and Big Bend Ranch State Park. There is a glossary of geologic terms in the back.

Donald P. McGookey, 210 pages
Available in softcover


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