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Arches National Park Geology Tour
$4.99

Arches National Park Geology Tour provides an illustrated and narrated introduction to the geology of Arches National Park. Illustrations, animations, and photos by Dennis Tasa are narrated by geologist Deborah Ragland, Ph.D. of the University of New Mexico, Taos. The app/book is completely self-contained—you can actually use it in the park! No internet connection required. Ideal for field use.

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

Arches National Park Geology Tour is also available as an interactive, multi-touch book made for iBooks and available for download on the iBookstore.

Arches National Park Geology Tour mobile app
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Requirements: iPhone or iPod touch (2nd generation), iOS 4.2 or later.
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Tab buttons provide several different views of the park and its geology.

Version 1.2
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THE GEOLOGY TAB

Sequences of illustrations, animations, and high resolution photographs are used to describe the geology of the park. Viewers are introduced to the geologic history of the Colorado Plateau. Forces and processes that shaped the geology of the park are illustrated and described. A Geologic Map and Stratigraphic Column for the park are included. Over 35 minutes of narration is available in this section alone.

Version 1.2
$4.99

Colorado Plateau:

Each item in the Geology Menu provides illustrations, animations, and photos to describe the geology of Arches National Park. For example, this selection provides an introduction to the geology of the Colorado Plateau.

Version 1.2
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Geologic Map:

A geologic map of the park is provided in the Geology Menu.

Version 1.2
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Arch Formation:

Animations illustrate geologic processes such as arch formation.

Version 1.2
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THE TOUR TAB

A Quick Tour of the park allows you to view photos of many of the park features as if you were driving along the roads in the park.

A sequential list of the tour highlights is provided so you can easily find the feature of interest. Several photos have additional annotations to help illustrate the geology. Another 30 minutes of narration is included in the Tour section.

Version 1.2
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Delicate Arch:

Selecting a feature from the list displays a high resolution photo of the feature and provides narration describing the geology.

Version 1.2
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THE PARK MAP TAB

This tab provides the NPS park map and the corresponding USGS topographic map. The maps can be enlarged for more detail. Touch points on the map display photos of the features along with the narration from the Tour section.

Version 1.2
$4.99

Topo Map:

The matching topographic map is available at any position.

Version 1.2
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Turret Arch:

Touching a red dot on the map displays a high resolution photo of the feature and provides narration describing the geology.

Version 1.2
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Requirements: iPad, iOS 4.2
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This version has been designed to take full advantage of the iPad screen size and user interface features. Large photos show details of the geology of the park. Maps and illustrations make learning about the geology fun and interesting.

Version 1.1
$4.99

THE GEOLOGY VIEW

Provides high resolution illustrations, animations, and photographs of the geology of the park. Viewers are introduced to the geologic history of the Colorado Plateau. Forces and processes that shaped the geology of the park are illustrated and described. Arch formation is explained and illustrated. A Geologic Map and Stratigraphic Column for the park are included.

Version 1.1
$4.99

THE TOUR VIEW

A list of locations is displayed in a popover window so that you can easily find a feature of interest.

Version 1.1
$4.99

Photos of many of the park features are presented as if you were driving along the roads in the park. Several photos have additional annotations to help illustrate the geology.

Version 1.1
$4.99

THE MAPS VIEW

Provides the National Park Service park map. These maps can be enlarged for more detail. Touch points on the map take you to the corresponding photo in the Tour View.

Version 1.1
$4.99

Tapping the Stratigraphy button pops up the Stratigraphic Column for the Arches National Park.

Version 1.1
$4.99

The Geologic Map is available in a popover window for easy reference.

Version 1.1
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A glossary of terms is available at all times in a pop up window.

The app makes full use of pinching, zooming, swiping, and orientation flipping. Swipe or use the arrow buttons to advance through the geology topics and tour photos. Narration is available with standard play buttons on the toolbar.

No internet connection is required after download. Use it to plan your trip or supplement your visit as you tour the park. Ideal for geologists and students in the classroom or in the field.

Version 1.1
$4.99
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Requirements: iBooks 3.0 or later on an iPad, iOS 5.1 or later
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This Multi-touch book provides large photos that show details of the geology of the park.

Version 1.0
$4.99

The geology section provides an introduction to the geologic history of the Colorado Plateau. Illustrations, animations, and photographs are used to explain the forces and processes that shaped the geology of the park. Arch formation is also explained and illustrated.

Version 1.0
$4.99

The tour section takes the reader on a virtual tour of the significant geological features at each location in the park.

Version 1.0
$4.99

Photos of many of the park features are presented as if you were driving along the roads in the park. Several photos have additional annotations to help illustrate the geology.

Version 1.0
$4.99

Maps and illustrations make learning about the geology fun and interesting.

Version 1.0
$4.99

The stratigraphic column shows the names and ages of the rock formations in Arches National Park.

Version 1.0
$4.99

A geologic map for Arches National Park is explained in detail.

Version 1.0
$4.99

The NPS park map pinpoints specific locations on the tour.

Version 1.0
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