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Department of Geology and Geophysics


Fall 2015 Issue of Rocky Mountain Geology Published

RMG 50-2 CoverDecember 9, 2015 — Rocky Mountain Geology Volume 50, Number 2, published by the University of Wyoming, is now available online. 

In this issue:

  • Joshua A. Keeley and David W. Rodgers
    Testing the Bannock detachment breakaway: Negative results support moderate- to high-angle splay system and domino-style fault block rotation along the Valley fault, southern Portneuf Range, southeastern Idaho, U.S.A.

  • Harmon Maher, Jr., Sarah Ferguson, Ryan Korth, Justine Marshall, and Laura Pickett
    Strata-bound vein array in the basal Pierre Shale, Lake Francis Case, South Dakota, U.S.A.

The complete digital issue is available for purchase on the Geology Bookstore website and individual articles are also available for download at The journal transitioned to online-only publication in 2015 with volume 50.

“This scholarly journal is an important resource for professional earth scientists,” says Brendon Orr, managing editor and editorial board member. “The high-quality, refereed articles report original research by top specialists in all aspects of geology and paleontology in the greater Rocky Mountain region.”

Other editorial board members are Emeritus Professors Art Snoke and Jay Lillegraven in addition to the journal's board of associate editors.

More information about the journal, including manuscript submission instructions, is available here.

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