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TitlePermian rock, Comb Wash, U.S. 163 near Bluff, Utah
DescriptionComb Wash is a long valley in the Triassic Chinle and Moenkopi Formations. To the west (this view) the limestone ridge is capped by the Honaker Trail Formation (upper Pennsylvanian). Cutler Group (Permian) rocks are present in this photo but are hard to pick out.
ChronostratigraphyTriassic, Permian, Pennsylvanian
LithostratigraphyChinle, Moenkopi, Honaker Trail Formations
Geologic provinceColroado Plateau
LocationUSA ▹ Utah ▹ San Juan. Comb Wash, U.S. 163.
PhotographerDexter Perkins. 1999.
Key wordsComb Wash, Utah, Moenkopi, Chinle, Honaker
Tech details374 KB. Vista. Canon EOS Rebel, 55mm, Kodak Elite Chrome 100 ASA.
GeoDIL number1774