Titus Canyon Road

Titus Canyon Road

Detailed Description


Massive cliffs of olive-colored conglomerate and tuffaceous sandstone crop out near the pass between Titanothere Canyon and Titus Canyon. Titanothere Canyon is named after a famous rhinoceros-like mammal discovered in the Oligocene sedimentary deposits in the upper part of the canyon (Stock, 1936). Titus Canyon is named after Morris Titus, a young mining engineer who a young mining engineer who died in the canyon in 1905, leaving a note saying that he was looking for a spring (Palmer, 1989).


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Location Taken: US