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Gneiss Brecciation

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Brecciated Gniess in Deer Creek Canyon

Image taken: 07/01/2005
by: Steve Cather
© 2005

Longitude: -105.810161
Latitude: 35.580216
  (WGS 84 or NAD 83)

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Brecciated Gniess along the Pecos-Picuris Fault in Deer Creek Canyon. The damage zone along this portion of the largest strike-slip fault in New Mexico is about 500 meters wide.


Deer Creek Canyon is between Canoncito and Glorieta Pass.

Image posted: 12-17-2021