Monocline at the edge of the Rio Grande Rift
Image taken: 09/15/2016by: Adam Read
(WGS 84 or NAD 83)
About this image
This view to the North shows East-dipping beds of a monocline formed along the Comanche Fault. Just to the East is the Albuquerque Basin of the Rio Grande Rift while just to the west are flat-lying sediments of the Colorado Plateau.
Carrizo Arroyo is on State Land but road access is difficult through private land.
Image posted: 10-17-2016
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