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geologic story of Isle Royale National Park

N. King Huber

geologic story of Isle Royale National Park

by N. King Huber

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey ; for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Michigan,
  • Isle Royale National Park (Mich.)
    • Subjects:
    • Geology -- Michigan -- Isle Royale National Park (Mich.) -- Guidebooks.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 64-66.

      Statementby N. King Huber ; prepared in cooperation with the National Park Service.
      SeriesGeological Survey bulletin ; 1309, Geological Survey bulletin ;, 1309.
      ContributionsUnited States. National Park Service.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE75 .B9 no. 1309, QE126.I8 .B9 no. 1309
      The Physical Object
      Pagination66 p. :
      Number of Pages66
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4855446M
      LC Control Number75619126

        The , acres of Isle Royale National Park were declared conserved land by Congress in and were established as a national park in Accessible only by boat or float plane with a limited season, May to September (it’s the only NP to fully close for the winter), a visit does take some effort and advanced planning.   "The Geologic Story of Isle Royale National Park" by N. King Huber. (AKA US Geological Survey Bulletin ) It reads just about like the title sounds it would, as it's really a reference. BUT, if you like rocks, and the structure of the island, it's your book.

      Geology and Landforms billion years ago the island was formed when a rift opened up in Earth’s crust. Ab years ago, the island was under miles of ice but the glaciers began to move away, forming Isle Royale’s topography. By James Robertson. There is extensive literature on Michigan’s “Copper Country,” but most existing publications on the subject are either technical reports or anecdotal recountings of exploration, mining and life in the “wilderness.”A recent book, “How the Rock Connects Us: A Geoheritage Guide to Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula and Isle Royale” — written by Bill Rose and Erika.

        Grants and Funding: This work was supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation (DEB to J.A.V.), Isle Royale National Park (CESU Task Agreement No. P11AC), the Robbins chair in Sustainable Management of the Environment for R.O.P. at MTU and a McIntire-Stennis Grant (USDA-Nifa # and USDA-Nifa#). Huber, N.K., , The geological story of Isle Royale National Park, Keweenaw County, Michigan: U.S. Geological Survey Bulletin , 66 p. Back to Publications List Back to .


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Geologic story of Isle Royale National Park by N. King Huber Download PDF EPUB FB2

Excerpt from The Geologic Story of Isle Royale National Park Isle Royale is an outstanding example of relatively undisturbed northwoods lake wilderness. But more than simple preservation of such an environment is involved in its inclusion in our National Park by:   The geologic story of Isle Royale National Park: USGS Bulletin Paperback – J by N.

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The geologic story of Isle Royale National Park. [N King Huber; United States. National Park Service.; Isle Royale Natural History Association.]. Get this from a library. The geologic story of Isle Royale National Park. [N King Huber; A J Burgess; Geological Survey (U.S.); United States.

National Park Service.]. Isle Royale is an outstanding example of relatively undisturbed northwoods lake wilderness. But more than simple preservation of such an environment is involved in its inclusion in our National Park System. Its isolation from the mainland provides an almost untouched laboratory for research in the natural sciences, especially those studies whose very nature depends upon such isolation.

The geologic story of Isle Royale National Park. United States Geological Survey Bulletin () CONTENTS. The island in history 2 A look at the landscape 5 The building blocks-rocks and minerals 8.

Glacial and Postglacial Geologic History of Isle Royale National Park, Michigan BEDROCK GEOLOGY AND ITS CONTROL OF PREGLACIAL TOPOGRAPHY The bedrock formations of Isle Royale consist of a series of lava flows with minor interbedded standstone, conglomerate, and pyroclastic rock (Portage Lake Volcanics) overlain by a thick sequence of.

Norman King Huber,The geologic story of Isle Royale National Park, USGS Bulletin ; Mindat w/ locations; This article about a specific silicate mineral is a stub.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it This page was last edited on 14 Augustat (UTC). Text is available under the. This is the recent geological history of Isle Royale National Park, but the real story begins much earlier than that, billion years ago.

The great rift of the earth’s crust billion years ago may even have extended south as far as the Gulf of Mexico, a whole series of cracks pouring out molten lava and covering thousands of square.

Isle Royale is a six-hour ferry ride from the port in Houghton, a small city on the Upper Peninsula. Established as a national park init is known for its moose population; in there. The History of Isle Royale National Park. The Isle Royale archipelago in northern Lake Superior has been important to humans for thousands of years.

The veins of copper in the island's weathered, glaciated rock attracted Native American and later, Euro-American miners. The Indian name of the island, "Minong," has been translated as "a good. Isle Royale National Park has a unique, closed ecosystem which allows a study of the balance between wolf and moose populations.

The author of this book has conducted these studies, and this book is a fascinating look into that relationship between predator and prey. Isle Royale was made by fire and ice. Glacial ice retrea years ago and Isle Royale rose above what would become Lake Superior.

It was created by a fold in the rock layers. One end of the fold is the isle and the other end is the Keweenaw peninsula. One major bedrock formation on the island is Portage Lake Lava, this covers 85% of the.

Inthe National Park Service launched a $2 million, five-year plan to re-establish a to wolf population, which presumably will segregate into two to four packs. Fifteen relocated wolves from around Gitche Gumee (Ojibwe for Lake Superior) roamed Isle Royale by the end of Isle Royale is 45 miles (72 km) long and 9 miles (14 km) wide, with an area of square miles ( km 2), making it the fourth-largest lake island in the world.

In addition, it is the largest natural island in Lake Superior, the second-largest island in the Great Lakes (after Manitoulin Island), the third-largest in the contiguous United States (after Long Island and Padre Island), and.

One year into a federal effort to restock the wolf population in Isle Royale National Park in Michigan’s Lake Superior, a pack of eight relocated from a nearby island appears to be thriving.

Glacial and Postglacial Geologic History of Isle Royale National Park, Michigan MODIFICATION OF TOPOGRAPHY BY GLACIAL EROSION Glacial quarrying was probably the most important process of glacial erosion on Isle Royale (Zumberge, ); it was controlled chiefly by bedrock structures.

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EMBED EMBED (for. The Geologic Story of Isle Royale National Park A book devoted to the study of Isle Royale's geological history such as its formation by glaciers and the minerals found on the island. Included are maps, photos and illustrations. Author: N. King Huber ISBN: Superior Wilderness: Isle Royale National Park.

His specialties were in Yosemite National Park and Sierra Nevada geology, geomorphology, and glacial geology. Huber has written many professional papers on geology, has authored several geologic maps of the Sierra Nevada, and written books on Isle Royale National Park and Devils Postpile National Monument geology.

Isle Royale is an island of the Great Lakes, located in the northwest of Lake Superior, and part of the state of Michigan. Isle Royale in Lake Superior The island and the surrounding smaller islands and waters make up Isle Royale National Park. I just picked up a book on haunted national park hikes.

It included some stories on Isle Royale. We took a day trip over to Windigo on August 18th and just before returning the park ranger gave us story about the geology of Isle Royale and the story of Alice Mott and her husband who were lured to Isle Royale with the promise of re-supply to.Isle Royale National Park is an American national park consisting of Isle Royale and hundreds of adjacent islands, as well as the surrounding waters of Lake Superior, in the state of Royale National Park was established on April 3,then additionally protected from development by wilderness area designation inand declared a UNESCO International Biosphere Reserve in