View of face of Delaware Mountain escarpment showing a series of lenticular sand-filled submarine
fan channels surrounded by finer-grained interchannel ("overbank") sediments. Approximately 300 m
of Brushy Canyon Formation strata are exposed below the Cherry Canyon ledges which cap the ridge.
View from U.S. Highway 62-180 south of Guadalupe Pass and near El Capitan scenic turnout,
Culberson Co., Texas.


© Peter A. Scholle, 1999


Guadalupe Mtns. geology —— Scholle home page —— NM Bureau staff page —— NM Bureau main page