Field Trip to Cap Rock Canyon, Texas

Structural Geology, Sedimentology/Stratigraphy & other courses

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Geoscience students inside a partially collapsed cave.
Hoodoos and windows in redbeds of the Triassic Dockum Group.
Cliff exposures of the Dockum Group are the subject of on-going studies of gyspsum vein deformation in structural geology and the use of 3-D scanning devices to record 'virtual outcrops'. See Dr. Nagihara's GIS/Remote sensing web page for more information: http://www6.tltc.ttu.edu/nagihara/gis/Research/research.htm