Utah State University Faculty Honor Lectures
The Faculty Association, Utah State Agricultural College
Utah's thousands of square miles of mountains, plateaus, and i ~ desert basins exhibit a wide variety of geological features and offer the student of geology an endless series of challenging problems. The solution of some of these problems began nearly one hundred years ago with the surveys of the United States territories; the work continues today at a greatly accelerated rate with scores of professional geologists and advanced students in the field each summer. The writer and students under his direction have made some contributions to the solution of a few of these problems in the twelve years that he has taught at the Utah State Agricultural College. As a background for a discussion of this work, it will be necessary to review briefly some of the major features of the geology of the central Rocky Mountain region.
Williams, J. Stewart, "Geological Studies in Utah" (1948). Faculty Honor Lectures. Paper 47.