Department Field Trip to Bandelier National Park, Jemez Mountains, New Mexico

3-5 September 2004

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The Rio Grande River Gorge incised in rift-related basalts.
Graduate student Wayne Marko points to folded cross-beds in the Jurassic Exeter Formation near the NW edge of the Cap Rock, Texas-New Mexico high plains.
Travertine deposits associated with hydrothermal activity along the Jemez fault along the fringes of the Valles caldera.
Detachment folds and soft-sediment deformation in Pennsylvanian sedimentary rocks near Tres Ritos, New Mexico.
Channel deposits in the Bandelier Tuff.
Dr. Barnes pointing out volcanic and physiographic features of the Valles Caldera National preserve, Jemez Mountains.