Tuesday, April 3, 2012

My Field Area...The Colorado Plateau

Boulder, Utah/Escalante-Grand Staircase National Monument

Algal matted Carmel Formation

The San Rafael Swell

Navajo Sandstone-There are two men in the photo for scale.


Flat-topped ripples

 This photo is kinda washed out but shows the view just south of Goblin Valley.  We are sitting on the Page Sandstone and Carmel is just above that.

West flank

Mount Carmel Junction

Mini flame structure

Navajo Sandstone and Temple Cap Formation

Temple Cap Formation

Pasture Canyon

Cool fractures filled with concretions


Navajo Sandstone, Page Sandstone, Carmel Formation

Polygonal fractures at the J-1 unconformity

Soft sediment deformation in the Navajo Sandstone

A mini Rock Canyon fault propagation fold in the Navajo Sandstone

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