All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

The Geology in the western states can be quite dramatic. This roadcut shows the result of the violent uplift the area underwent millions of years ago. It takes a tremendous amount of pressure to make solid rock layers turn nearly vertical! This roadcut...
The Geology in the western states can be quite dramatic. This roadcut shows the result of the violent uplift the area underwent millions of years ago. It takes a tremendous amount of pressure to make solid rock layers turn nearly vertical! This roadcut was seen along the highway to Cloudcroft up on Sacramento Mountain. There are many different colors in this sedimentary rock.

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