Department of Geosciences

Cont. of Geology Field Trips

Here are images from the Southwestern U.S. Field Trip.

The visitor center at Canyon de Chelly in Arizona

Crossbedding of De Chelly Sandstone

Foliage lines the banks of the streambed

Over 60 million years of non-deposition and erosion

Valles Caldera in northwest New Mexico

The following six images traverse from left to right inside the mouth of the crator

These domes formed inside the caldera from high viscosity lava

Centered in the far distance is the rim of the caldera

More lava domes

Moving closer to the right side

Students listen as Dr. Cribb explains the structure of the Valles Caldera


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