UTM Easting: 336106 m
UTM Northing: 3769220 m
(WGS 84 or NAD 83)
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View to the southwest from Stop 5 in our "Geologic Guide to the Quebradas Back Country Byway" showing reddish Permian rocks (foreground) and cyclic bedding in Madera Group limestones (background). These strata have undergone Tertiary-age folding and thrust faulting, and the limestones now have a near-vertical orientation.
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