The general geology of Moab Valley, Moab, Utah
Miller, William Donald
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This thesis provides a geologic Map of Moab Valley and a tailed description of the Pennsylvanian, Permian, Triaaaio and JOraeaic reeks exposed in the area. Ttee unite consist, in ascending order, of the Paradox, Hermosa, Rieo-Cutler, Moenkopi, Chinle, Wingate, Kayenta, Navajo, Carmel and Sntrada formations. Moab Anticline has been uplifted and eroded three times; (1) in the late Permianj (2) in the early Triassie; and (3) in the late Cretaceous, or Tertiary. At least two periods of salt intrusieo have occurred and the secondary folds and faults on the limbs of the anticline are due to salt intruai«»i and collapse.