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Geology:
Death Valley Region Geology Guide

Southeast (SE)

These sites are all outside of Death Valley National Park and can be reached easily from Shoshone.

    SE1. Dumont Dunes

    SE2. Sperry Wash

      a. Thrust

      In the cliff face on the south side of the canyon, the Precambrian metamorphic complex is thrust over the ...

      b. Weird Basalt

      This is a basalt porphyry of Pliocene (?) age. The white crystals are plagioclase that were apparently ...

    SE3. Shoshone Road Cut

    This is a very popular site for geology field trips and classes. Most of the rocks visible in the road cut are Tertiary and ...

    SE4. Emigrant Pass

    The GPS coordinates are set on a small outcrop of the Cambrian Carrara formation. You can find ...

    SE5. Noonday Dolomite “Worm Tubes”

    These “peculiar tubular features up to several feet long, parallel to the bedding” in the lower member of the Noonday dolomite have ...

    SE6. Shoshone Fossil Footprints

    The prints shown in the photo are horse prints but other species, such as those from the elephant family are a ...

Dumont Dunes

Ecology: Natural Features:

    Amargosa River

    The Amargosa River originates in the mountains surrounding Beatty, Nevada, flows through the Amargosa Desert region, and ...
ecology: wildlife - plants - geography: places - MAPS - map/sat - roads & trails: route 66 - old west - communities - weather - book store
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