Prepared in cooperation with the National Park Service and the Alaska
Natural History Association
A Geologic Guide to Wrangell—Saint Elias National Park and Preserve,
A Tectonic Collage of Northbound Terranes
With contributions by E. M. MacKevett, Jr.2, George Plafker3,
D.H. Richter4, Danny Rosenkrans5 and H.R. Schmoll1
|1U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, CO 80225-0046.
21104 Partridge Drive, Carson City, NV 89701.
3U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA 94025.
4 U.S. Geological Survey, Anchorage, AK 99508-4667.
5National Park Service, Copper Center, AK 99573.
| U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1616
|This geologic guide notes the history of exploration in the Wrangell-Saint Elias region of Alaska, describes the geology, characterizes the gold and copper resources and their development, and presents geology-oriented sketches of outstanding places in Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park and Preserve. It is useful for everyone from geologists to tourists.
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