Tasa Graphic Arts Releases Grand Canyon National Park Multi-Touch Book

June 27, 2013 in Books (E)

[prMac.com] Taos, New Mexico - Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc. introduces Grand Canyon National Park Geology Tour. Grand Canyon National Park Geology Tour is a photographic tour of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon with an emphasis on the geology. Written and narrated by geologist Deborah Ragland, Ph.D. with photographs and illustrations by Dennis Tasa, the book gives insight into the geology of one of America's most spectacular parks and the surrounding region: the Colorado Plateau.

View the Grand Canyon in a new light. Not only will you look down from high elevations to the river below, but you will also look through time. Learn why the rocks display those magnificent colors, find out how the interesting pinnacles and buttes formed, study the different rock layers and their ages, and more.

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

* This Multi-touch book provides photos (on almost every page), illustrations, and narrated animations, that illuminate the geology of the Grand Canyon in exquisite detail
* View large panoramic photographs of many of the overlooks along the South Rim as you smoothly scroll from page to page
* Interactive, multi-touch pop-ups highlight specific features of the park in greater detail
* Delve deeper into what types of rocks are found, when they formed, and where they appear in the layers of the Grand Canyon
* National Park Service maps, perspective maps, geologic maps, and a stratigraphic column of the park are included to enhance your tour
* Narrated animations help to really show how the Grand Canyon was formed through time

Table Of Contents:
Introduction -
* Rocks of the Grand Canyon

The Overlooks Of The Grand Canyon -
* Maps
* Desert View Overlook
* Navajo Point
* Lipan Point
* Tusayan Ruin
* Moran Point
* Grandview Point
* Yaki Point
* Mather Point
* Yavapai Point
* Rim Trail
* Grand Canyon Village
* Trailview Overlook
* Maricopa Point
* Powell Point
* Hopi Point
* Monument Creek Vista/Mojave Point
* Pima Point
* Hermits Rest

The Geology Of The Grand Canyon -
* Colorado Plateau
* Geologic Maps
* The Oldest Rocks in the Canyon
* The Grand Canyon Supergroup
* The Great Unconformity
* The River Carves the Canyon
* Weathering and Erosion in the Canyon
* Color of the Rocks
* Glossary
* References

Device Requirements:
* Requires iPad with iOS 5.1 or later
* iBooks 3.0 or later
* 138 Pages

Pricing and Availability:
Grand Canyon National Park Geology Tour is $9.99 (USD) and is available worldwide on the iBookstore in the Travel category.

In addition to producing multi-touch books and iOS apps, Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc. produces award-winning interactive, educational CD-ROMs covering planetary geology, plate tectonics, topographic maps, rocks and minerals, weather and climate, the processes that shape Earth's surface, and more. Copyright (C) 2013 Tasa Graphic Arts, Inc. All Rights Reserved. All other trademarks and trade names are the property of their respective owners.


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