Margin of Brushy Canyon Formation submarine fan channel incised into "overbank" sediments.
Sandstone fill of channel shows amalgamation of several flow units as well as flowage and
injection of sand into the surrounding strata of the channel walls. Roadside outcrop along
U.S. Highway 62-180 south of Guadalupe Pass and near El Capitan scenic turnout,
Culberson Co., Texas.


© Peter A. Scholle, 1999


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