Geology on the Wing Wednesdays #12 – Fault in Pennsylvanian carbonates, El Paso, Texas

@Neotectonics and I flew over this fault on our way to El Paso a few weeks ago. It is an excellent exposure of a reverse fault in the Magdalena Formation, a mixed clastic-carbonate succession in the Franklin Mountains near El Paso, Texas (hint - its in the left-center of the image, just to the left of the larger …

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Where on Google Earth (WoGE) #333: Modern coastal system!

Got another one!  This brings my WoGE tally to a grand total of ... 2 🙂  The first one (#296) that I won was the impetus for starting off the shelf edge (link), so I guess I owe it all to WoGE!  I generally don't even see the WoGE, but #332 was tweeted right when …

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