My USD Spring Break Field Trips

I led spring break field trips in 2007 & 2010 (Colorado, New Mexico, and west Texas),  and 2013 (Arizona, California, Nevada)

Garden of the Gods above Colorado Springs.

Above Raton, NM, the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary, or Cretaceous-Paleogene boundary... either way
no non-avian dinosaurs above.

The Rio Grande River flowing through a sequence of basalt lavas, New Mexico

The Bandelier Tuff below the Jemez Caldera, New Mexico

At an Ancestral Pueblo dwelling in Bandelier National Monument

A slot canyon in the San Lorenzo Cancyon area, New Mexico

On young basaltic lava of the Carrizozo lava field, New Mexico

Taking a big leap on the gypsum sands of White Sands National Monument, New Mexico

Oliver Lee State Park, New Mexico

Hiking through an ancient reef at Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Texas

A fine stalagmite at Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico

Taking in a vista high in the Santa Catalina Mountains, Arizona

Posing with saguaro cactus at Organ Pipe National Monument, Arizona

Obsidian lava in front of the Salton Sea, California

Mud volcanoes in front of a geothermal power plant by the Salton Sea, California

Examining slickenlines on a surface related to the San Andreas fault, California

On Cretaceous granites at Joshua Tree National Park, California

Making paleomagnetic measurements at Amboy Crater, California

In front of Jurassic dune deposits at Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada

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