Roadside Geology of Wyoming


Wyoming is a geological state. Wyoming may be known as the “Cowboy State,” and the license plates display a cowboy on a bucking bronco, but to our minds, Wyoming is first and foremost geological! In every corner of every mountain range and basin within this big state one can find a geological story recorded in the rocks.

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Wyoming is grandeur: endless plains that sweep beyond the farthest horizon, mountains that challenge the sky, badlands as colorful as any painting. And it all depends on the rocks. Here are Wyoming’s rocks and landscapes in all their richness and variety. Here is the story of how it came to be.

ISBN – 978-0-87842-216-6

271 Pages

Mountain Press Publishing Company, 1988