Extreme soft-sediment deformation in the Bouse Formation in CA

An illuminated steep bluff face in the desert that reveals complexly deformed and folded sedimentary strata.

Detailed Description

Deformed sediment of the Bouse Formation in Chemehuevi Valley, California. Complex deformation is a likely consequence of subaqueous mass wasting of part of a growing delta of the Colorado River.


Image Dimensions: 5184 x 3456

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Location Taken: US