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Snapshots

  1. Rock

    Snapshot Title: Rock
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Pleistocene Stratigraphy of the Colorado River near Cottonwood Cove, NV
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Enigmatic rock outcrop.



  2. Mt. Davis

    Snapshot Title: Mt. Davis
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Pleistocene Stratigraphy of the Colorado River near Cottonwood Cove, NV
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Arizona



  3. tourist

    Snapshot Title: tourist
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Pleistocene Stratigraphy of the Colorado River near Cottonwood Cove, NV
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    actually another paleontologist



  4. Basal gravel

    Snapshot Title: Basal gravel
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Pleistocene Stratigraphy of the Colorado River near Cottonwood Cove, NV
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    The western edge of the large-scale lenticular body of rhythymically bedded mud and sand onlaps the older sediments on this knob. There is a gravel bed along the contact.



  5. Ancient floodplain margin

    Snapshot Title: Ancient floodplain margin
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Pleistocene Stratigraphy of the Colorado River near Cottonwood Cove, NV
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Great example of interbedded tributary (fan) gravel and river sand. This likely marks the position of an ancient margin of the Colorado River channel / floodplain.



  6. beach bum?

    Snapshot Title: beach bum?
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Pleistocene Stratigraphy of the Colorado River near Cottonwood Cove, NV
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Actually a paleontologist.



  7. Basal gravel along unconformity

    Snapshot Title: Basal gravel along unconformity
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Pleistocene Stratigraphy of the Colorado River near Cottonwood Cove, NV
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    The rhythymically bedded mud and sand couplets overlie a sequence of thicker interbeds of mud and sand (the Cottonwood beds). The contact is marked by a gravel layer.



  8. mud and sand couplets

    Snapshot Title: mud and sand couplets
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Pleistocene Stratigraphy of the Colorado River near Cottonwood Cove, NV
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Rhythymically bedded mud and sand. Plant root remnants present throughout.



  9. Cottnwood Cove Marina

    Snapshot Title: Cottnwood Cove Marina
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Pleistocene Stratigraphy of the Colorado River near Cottonwood Cove, NV
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Marina