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Best Guidebook Award


2010  -- Southworth, Scott; Brezinski, D. K.; Orndorff, R.C.; Repetski, J.E.; and Denenny, D.M. Geology of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park and Potomac River corridor, District of Columbia, Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1691, 2008.



2009  -- Pringle, Patrick T. Roadside geology of Mount Rainier National Park and vicinity. Olympia, WA: Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources Information Circular 107, 2008.


2008  -- Inners, Jon D. et al. Rifts, Diabase, and the Topographic “Fishhook”: Terrain and Military Geology of the Battle of Gettysburg -- July 1-3, 1863. Harrisburg, PA: Pennsylvania Geological Survey, Open-File Report 06-02


2007  -- Spencer G. Lucas et al., (editors).  Geology of the Chama Basin.  Socorro, NM: New Mexico Geological Society Guidebook 56, 2005.

2007  -- Carol S. Prentice et al., (editors).  1906 San Francisco earthquake centennial field guides: field trips associated with the 100th anniversary conference, 18-23 April 2006, San Francisco, California.  Boulder, CO: Geological Society of America, Field guide 7, 2006.


2006  -- Scott Southworth and William Burton (editors). Geology of the National Capital Region: field trip guidebookReston, VA: U.S. Geological Survey, Circular 1264, 2004.


2005  -- George C. Dunne and John Cooper (compilers). Geologic Excursions in the California Deserts and adjacent Transverse Ranges.  Fullerton, CA: Pacific Section SEPM, Book 88, 2001.


2002 - 2004 -- No award.


2001 -- Timothy F. Lawton, Nancy J. McMillan, and Virginia T. McLemore (editors). Southwest Passage:  a Trip through the Phanerozoic.  Socorro, NM: New Mexico Geological Society, Guidebook 51, 2000.


2000 -- Scott S. Hughes and Glenn D. Thackray, Guidebook to the Geology of Eastern Idaho, published in conjunction with the 1999 meeting of the Rocky Mountain Section of the Geological Society of America.  Pocatello, ID: Idaho Museum of Natural History, 1999.


1999 -- Duebendorfer, E. M. (editor), Geologic Excursions in Northern and Central Arizona; GSA Rocky Mountain Section, May 1998.  Flagstaff, AZ:  Northern Arizona University Department of Geology, 1998.


1998 -- No award.


1997 -- Steven M. Green and Erick Struhsacker, Geology and Ore Deposits of the American Cordillera: field trip guidebook compendium.  Reno, NV: Geological Society of Nevada, 1996.


1996 -- H. L. James, Geologic and Historic Guide to the Beartooth Highway, Montana and Wyoming.  Butte, MT: Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology, Special Publication 110, 1995


1995 -- T. J. Bornhorst and W. I. Rose, Self-guided Geological Field Trip to the Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan.  Mt. Horeb, WI: Institute on Lake Superior Geology, its Proceedings, v. 40, pt. 2., 1995.


1994 -- R. Michael Easton and Terry R. Carter (editors), The Basement Geology and the Precambrian-Paleozoic Unconformity in Southern Ontario.  Waterloo, Ontario: Geological Association of Canada, 1994.


1993 -- Thomas D. Fouch, Vito F. Nuccio and Thomas C. Chidsey, Jr. (editors), Hydrocarbon and Mineral Resources of the Uinta Basin, Utah and Colorado.  Salt Lake City, UT: Utah Geological Association, Guidebook 20, 1992.


1992 -- Kenneth S. Johnson (editor), The Arbuckle Group Core Workshop and Field Trip.  Norman OK: Oklahoma Geological Survey, Publication 91-3, 1991.


1991 -- Michael Doukas, Road Guide to Volcanic Deposits of Mount St. Helens and Vicinity. Reston, VA: U.S. Geological Survey, Bulletin 1859, 1990.


1990 -- Charles Chapin and Ziri Jidek,  Field Excursions to Volcanic Terranes in the Western United States.  Socorro, NM: New Mexico Bureau of Mines and Mineral Resources, Memoirs 46-47,1989.

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