Great Plains Geology concisely guides readers through the
geological development of the Great Plains region. It describes the
distinct features of fifty-seven geologic sites, including
fascinating places such as Raton Pass in Colorado and New Mexico,
the Missouri Breaks of Montana, and the Ashfall Fossil Beds in
Nebraska. This guide addresses the tricky question of what
constitutes the Great Plains, showing that the region is defined in
part through its unique geologic features.