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Near the western margin of the Port Coldwell Alkali Complex, this roadcut exposes a beautiful example of an igneous intrusion breccia where blocks of early formed gabbro were frozen in the act of being engulfed by later, more felsic magmas of the complex.
Dotted thoughout the dry interior Cariboo plateau, many shallow lakes and sloughs look like this. The rocks and boulders around here are volcanic and many are coated with bright orange-red lichens. Here's the link to the same pic in Panoramio: www.panoramio.com/photo/25121209 This is a half size image tha...