The 1959 Yellowstone Earthquake by Larry Morris


SKU: 78620


  • 192 Pages
  • Paperback 
  • Written by Larry Morris

This 192-page paperback, The 1959 Yellowstone Earthquake, written by Larry Morris, covers the historical significance of the 1959 earthquake in Yellowstone National Park. With its epicenter on Grayling Creek just inside the park's northwest boundary, this 7.5 magnitude quake - the largest ever recorded in the Rocky Mountains - sent 8 million tons of rock crashing down on a campground full of people at 11:37 pm. It is still remembered by park staff and visitors alike. Learn more about this historic event in this informational novel!

Larry E. Morris, a historian and graduate of BYU's master's program in American literature, authored The Fate of the Corps: What Became of the Lewis and Clark Explorers After the Expedition. This acclaimed academic title, chosen by Choice magazine, is one of his other works. He is renowned as an expert in American History, and lovers of this genre will adore his work!