Limestone Ridge in the Quebradas
Image taken: 10/25/2005by: Peter Scholle
UTM Easting: 336106 m
UTM Northing: 3769220 m
(WGS 84 or NAD 83)
About this image
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.
The Quebradas is east of Socorro, NM.
Image posted: 09-01-2017
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.