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Arches National Park Geology Tour

Arches National Park Geology Tour provides an illustrated and narrated introduction to the geology of Arches National Park

Arches National Park Geology Tour provides an illustrated and narrated introduction to the geology of Arches National Park

Arches National Park Geology Tour

by Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc.
Arches National Park Geology Tour
Arches National Park Geology Tour
Arches National Park Geology Tour

What is it about?

Arches National Park Geology Tour provides an illustrated and narrated introduction to the geology of Arches National Park. Illustrations, animations, and photos by Dennis Tasa are narrated by geology professor Deborah Ragland, Ph.D. of the University of New Mexico, Taos.

Arches National Park Geology Tour

App Details

Version
2.0
Rating
(9)
Size
156Mb
Genre
Travel Education
Last updated
October 29, 2016
Release date
December 1, 2009
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App Store Description

Arches National Park Geology Tour provides an illustrated and narrated introduction to the geology of Arches National Park. Illustrations, animations, and photos by Dennis Tasa are narrated by geology professor Deborah Ragland, Ph.D. of the University of New Mexico, Taos.

Either as a supplement to your visit or as a planning tool, Arches National Park Geology Tour provides an extensive description of the geology of the park. Listen to the narration as you hike the trails, study the photos and animations before your visit, or just take a virtual trip.

THE GEOLOGY TAB
Sequences of illustrations, animations, and high resolution photographs are used to describe the geology of the park. Viewers are introduced to the geologic history of the Colorado Plateau. Forces and processes that shaped the geology of the park are illustrated and described. A Geologic Map and Stratigraphic Column for the park are included.

THE TOUR TAB
A Quick Tour of the park allows you to view photos of many of the park features as if you were driving along the roads in the park. A list of locations is provided so you can easily find the feature of interest. Several photos have additional annotations to help illustrate the geology.

THE MAP TAB
This tab provides the National Park Service park map and the corresponding USGS topographic map. The maps can be enlarged for more detail. Touching a point on the map will take you to the corresponding photo in the Tour. As you advance through the Tour, the map location follows your location in the Tour.

COMPLETELY SELF-CONTAINED:
No internet connection is required. Use it to plan your trip or supplement your visit as you tour the park. Ideal for geologists and students in the classroom or in the field.

NOTES:
The maps provided in this application are designed for general reference, orientation, and route finding. GPS is not supported. This app is not intended for navigation.