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Glacial features of Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

Fritiof Fryxell

Glacial features of Jackson Hole, Wyoming.

by Fritiof Fryxell

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Published by [Augustana Book Concern] in Rock Island, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geology -- Wyoming -- Jackson Hole,
  • Glacial epoch,
  • Glaciers -- Wyoming -- Jackson Hole

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesAugustana Library publications, no. 13
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQE697 F7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination129p.
    Number of Pages129
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20358806M

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Glacial features of Jackson Hole, Wyoming by Fritiof Fryxell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Glacial Features of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, by Fritiof M. Fryxell. Rock Island, III. Augustana Library Publications, No. $ This monograph deals with the glaciers which covered the Glacial features of Jackson Hole Jackson Hole in ancient times. It describes the successive periods of glaciation and their effect upon the topography of the Hole.

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Glacial Features of Jackson H ole, Wyoming, by Fritiof M. Fryxell. Rock Island, III. Augustana Library Publications, No. $ This monograph deals with the glaciers which covered the famous Jackson Hole in ancient times.

It describes the successive periods of glaciation and their effect upon the topography of the Hole. This is a well-written history of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, from its geography to the concerns its residents have today about unlimited growth. Robert Betts writes about the earliest explorers, the coming of the fur trappers, early settlers, homesteaders, the development of the dude ranch, and the bitter debates that eventually led to the formation of Teton National by: 4.

Bull Lake moraines and outwash deposits are overlain directly in the southern part of Jackson Hole by fine silt, rather than by deposits of the third glaciation (fig. 58). This silt, of windblown origin, is called loess and contains fossil shells dated by Carbon as betw years old.

In an earlier glacial advance, aboutyears ago, larger ice sheets flowed off the Yellowstone Plateau through the Jackson Hole valley, almost reaching Hoback Junction and burying the valley with more than 2, feet of ice.

These glaciers left behind outwash plains of gravel and cobbles that are now covered in sagebrush. The Jackson, Wyoming, metro area is the most unequal place in the US, where the average income of the richest 1% is more than $ million.

Books set in Jackson Hole, Wyoming: [Unearthly, Eternal Kiss of Darkness, Close Enough to Touch, Taking the Heat, Dalton's Undoing, Cowboys Do. There are 38 named glaciers: 1 located in the Bighorn Mountains, 2 in the Absaroka Mountains, 10 in the Teton Range, and 25 in the Wind River Range.

The total area of Wyoming covered by permanent snow or ice bodies is roughly 73 km 2, making it the second-most glaciated of the lower 48 states. The geology of the Grand Teton area consists of some of the oldest rocks and one of the youngest mountain ranges in North America.

The Teton Range, partly located in Grand Teton National Park, started to grow some 9 million years ago. An older feature, Jackson Hole, is a. For Jackson Hole along the southern margin of the Greater Yellowstone Glacial System (Fig.

2), the much greater extent of the Bull Lake glaciation compared to the Pinedale glaciation is not explained by emplacement of rhyolite flows in Yellowstone after the Bull Lake glaciation. Most of the valley is covered with plains of sagebrush, the result of a wide glacial river that washed away sand and silt to leave behind larger river stone cobbles.

These cobbles are of mixed geologic origin and come from the several mountain ranges surrounding the Jackson Hole valley. This series spins off from the Morgan's Mercenaries saga. Shadows from the Past (Jackson Hole #1), Deadly Identity (Jackson Hole, #2), Deadly Silence (Ja Author: Lindsay McKenna.

Jackson Hole, WY News Jackson, Wyoming News. Memories of a Mountain Man The next book, “We Do the Damndest Things: Jackson Hole Ranch and Outfitter Stories,” came out in Earlier. Jackson Hole is encompassed on all sides by mountain barriers. The hole - or valley - is 48 miles long and for the most part, six to eight miles wide, embracing an area of approximately square miles.

It lies a few miles west of the Continental Divide and occupies the central portion of the headwaters of the Snake River. Mountain streams converge radically toward it from the surrounding. Presented by John Hebberger (Jr.), Geologists of Jackson Hole. Northwestern Wyoming and Jackson Hole in par9cular is one of the most beau9ful places on.

As it flows through Jackson Hole and the Snake River Canyon, the river drops an average of 16 feet per mile. The massive basin it drains contains mountains that stand well o feet in elevation. The dramatic landscape surrounding the Snake River in Jackson Hole is the result of millions of years of tectonic and glacial activity.

Just six miles from the inn lies the hiker’s paradise of Grand Teton National Park. Here, pine-covered slopes rise steeply from the edge of Jackson Hole, and gem-like glacial lakes mirror snowy pinnacles. The highest peak, Grand Teton, tops out at 13, feet.

About Jackson Hole. Learn more about Jackson Hole's unique setting and top attractions and things to do. Synonymous with world-class skiing, Jackson Hole is celebrated as a paradise for winter sports fans and outdoor enthusiasts, offering year-round activities for vacationers visiting during both the winter and summer months.

Designated by TripAdvisor as a “Top World Destination,” The. Jackson Hole, Wyoming has numerous lakes and rivers where visitors can experience some adventure. Brooks Lake. Ideal for both summer and winter recreation, Brooks Lake in Dubois, Wyoming is a popular ice fishing spot.

Buffalo Fork River. Just outside of Moran, Wyoming, this is one of Wyoming’s finest fishing locations. Fall River.Lookup People, Phone Numbers, Addresses & More in Jackson, WY. Whitepages is the largest and most trusted online phone book and directory. We use cookies on this site to enhance the visitor experience.

By using this site, you agree to this use. Learn more. Got It × We use cookies on this site to enhance the visitor experience.Jackson Hole Wyoming. Jackson Hole Wyoming is a valley encompassed by mountains ranges of the Grand Tetons.

The town of Jackson is the heart of the valley and there are many regions other regions outside the town limits known as Teton County. The Jackson Hole Ski Resort is located north of Jackson Hole in a small town called Teton Village.