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TitleDakota Sandstone overlying the Morrison Formation between Montrose and Ouray, U.S. 550
DescriptionBuff colored Dakota Sandstone (Creatceous) crops out near the top of this cliff. It is underlain by purple and green slopes of Morrison Formation shales (Jurassic).
ChronostratigraphyCretaceous, Jurassic
LithostratigraphyMorrison Fm., Dakota SS.
LocationUSA ▹ Colorado ▹ Montrose. Near Montrose.
PhotographerDexter Perkins. 1999.
Key wordsDakota Sandstone, Morrison Formation, Colorado
Tech details330 KB. Vista. Canon EOS Rebel, 55mm, Kodak Elite Chrome 100 ASA.
GeoDIL number1753