Gigapans from the Guadalupe Mountains National Park and surrounding area in west Texas and southern New Mexico.
Taken from near the cave entrance looking east. Prograding carbonate shelf margin is apparent.
Shelf margin transect looking East
I wasn't quite fast enough to catch the best color of this fast fading sunburst, but I got enough of it to give you a hint of what the robot missed.
A group of near-vertical fault planes. Offset here is probably related to the Basin and Range faulting in the region.
Site of an ancient catastrophe...
Edi is standing in the Bell Canyon Sandstone. See if you can find Berti (he's waving to you). Hint: find him in the Rader Slide blocks.
Carbonate sedimentologists will know and love this one - it's one of the classic world-class localities for understanding the geology of Permian-aged reef complexes.
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