Tag Archives: Basin and Range

1982: The Geologic Story of the Basin and Range Province

John McPhee's "Basin and Range" explores the unique geological formation of the Basin and Range Province in the American southwest, offering insights into its complex history and the role of storytelling in science

c. 2 Million BCE: Death Valley – A Geological Marvel and Extreme Environment

Death Valley, formed by tectonic forces in the Basin and Range region, is North America's lowest point and one of the driest and hottest places globally, known for its unique landscape of eroding sediments and [...]