Paleowetland in Las Vegas Valley

Paleowetland in Las Vegas Valley

Detailed Description

A spring pool that was active ~50,000 years ago is preserved in the geologic record in the Las Vegas Valley, Nevada. Note that the green-colored sediments are shaped like a cauldron, similar to the active spring pools at Ash Meadows. (Photograph courtesy of Eric Scott.)

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Image Dimensions: 720 x 540

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