PODCASTS FOR PLACES

IN UTAH’s

TOOELE COUNTY

PRIMARILY FOR TEACHERS

SAFETY FIRST!!
Audio is used to inspire the listener as they head toward Utah destinations.
Do not listen if these distract from your driving!!!!

LIST of PLACES in Tooele —

Ophir Anticline

Lakeside Mountains – Fossil locale.

Ways to listen:

To STREAM (if you can connect to the web) — it’s easy, click on the audio.

To DOWNLOAD – use the Audiomack ap because it is free.

  1. For an iPhone, go to iTunes and download the Audiomack app here. For Android phones, go to Google Apps here. Install the *free* app on your phone.
  2. Create an account with Audiomack – there’s no fee to do this.
  3. From the main app screen, click on the search tool button and enter Earth Science Outside. The ESE account should auto-populate as you do this. After selected, the ESE Audiomack account will be visible.
  4. Scroll past the “Tracks” section to the “Posted Playlists” section. Find the playlist that contains the field visit that you’re interested in. The playlist will then become visible.
  5. Download that playlist.

VIEW OF THE CREST OF THE OPHIR ANTICLINE

The Ophir Anticline

IF you have arrived at the intersection of Utah Highway 73 and Ophir Canyon Road:

LISTEN to Track 6 – Audio – what’s to see from that parking area.

LISTEN to Track 7 – Audio – from the parking area through Ophir, UT a little ways to the community park.

Anticlines are structures of Earth’s crust due to compressional tectonics. They are not unusual. However, the Ophir Anticline is exceptional because it can be seen in its entirety. Its two limbs and crest have been exposed along Ophir Canyon’s walls by the downcutting of Ophir Creek.

IF you are driving to intersection of Utah Highway 73 and Ophir Canyon Road:

CONSIDER LISTENING to these audios about TOOELE COUNTY:

TRACK 1 – AWESOME TOOELE COUNTY – great geology AND you can see it.

TRACK 2 – TECTONICS 101 – TOOELE – TECTONICS RULES

TRACK 3 – READ LANDSCAPES FOR TECTONICS

TRACK 4 – EVIDENCE of TECTONICS PAST and PRESENT – essential for OPHIR

TRACK 5 – VOCABULARY – terms and TECTONICS.

The Lakeside Mountains