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17 January 2013

Cross-bedding in Owens River sediments

Today, we take a look at an outcrop of young, basically unlithified sediments east of Bishop, California, on the way out Poleta Road, toward the White Mountain Research Station’s Owens Valley Lab, where you can get a nice view of the Coyote Warp Relay Ramp. These photos were taken just west of the bridge over the Owens River. The rapidly-eroding outcrop there is on a small bluff a few meters …


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