Image taken: 09/01/2014by: Adam Read
(WGS 84 or NAD 83)
About this image
Mudcracks are frequently seen in ephemeral streams when they dry out after heavy rains. Mudcracks can also be found in much older rocks. This illustrates the principle of uniformitarianism, often summarized as "the present is the key to the past".
Image posted: 10-17-2016
If you have a great image of a geological feature in New Mexico that you would like to see on our site, please contact us. We can also display your name, copyright information, and a link to your website.