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Snapshots

  1. detail of the far side of this outcrop

    Snapshot Title: detail of the far side of this outcrop
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Laughlin Bluffs, Detail of Pyramid Gravel
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

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  2. wake of invisible jet ski

    Snapshot Title: wake of invisible jet ski
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Laughlin Bluffs, Detail of Pyramid Gravel
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    the jet ski was to serve as scale...just missed it.



  3. At least two pulses of flow?

    Snapshot Title: At least two pulses of flow?
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Laughlin Bluffs, Detail of Pyramid Gravel
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    This relationship suggests that there are at least two pulses of flow, one that involved a lot of reworking of the underlying fanglomerate, and another that involved the dismantling of the bedrock di...



  4. Plastered remnant of young floodplain sediment

    Snapshot Title: Plastered remnant of young floodplain sediment
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Laughlin Bluffs, Detail of Pyramid Gravel
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Along most of this exposure there are sparse, plastered remnants of the late Holocene to historical floodplain terrace.



  5. Holocene Colorado River sediment

    Snapshot Title: Holocene Colorado River sediment
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Laughlin Bluffs, Detail of Pyramid Gravel
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Late Holocene to historical 'floodplain' deposits of the Colorado River. This terrace was the active floodplain of the Colorado River before upstream flow regulation began with the Construction of Hoo...



  6. Miocene Fanglomerate

    Snapshot Title: Miocene Fanglomerate
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Laughlin Bluffs, Detail of Pyramid Gravel
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    The bulk of the bluffs are formed in monotonous Miocene-age fanglomerate derived from the Newberry Mountains to the west of this site. These deposits are a record of the depositional system at this si...



  7. spring!

    Snapshot Title: spring!
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Laughlin Bluffs, Detail of Pyramid Gravel
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Blooming prickly pear cactus



  8. Bouse Formation?

    Snapshot Title: Bouse Formation?
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Laughlin Bluffs, Detail of Pyramid Gravel
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    possible tiny outcrop of the Bouse Limestone.



  9. terrace remnant

    Snapshot Title: terrace remnant
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Laughlin Bluffs, Detail of Pyramid Gravel
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    I have never noticed this tiny remnant of a river terrace clinging to the bluffs



  10. beheaded jetskier

    Snapshot Title: beheaded jetskier
    Taken by: Kyle House

    Image: Laughlin Bluffs, Detail of Pyramid Gravel
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    scale for the image, in a way



  11. Duck

    Snapshot Title: Duck
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Laughlin Bluffs, Detail of Pyramid Gravel
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

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  12. Plywood & Wild Turkeys

    Snapshot Title: Plywood & Wild Turkeys
    Taken by: David Engle

    Image: Laughlin Bluffs, Detail of Pyramid Gravel
    Image Owner: Kyle House



    Description:

    Is this a covering of some sort or trash?