Touring Colorado Geology: Kenosha Pass to Fairplay, CO
http://www.geocities.com/jghist/Tours/kenosha.html

Ghist John, Platte Canyon High School


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This site is an illustrated field guide that explains the geology of Colorado. A series of landscape and outcrop photographs with descriptions for each photo are provided. Outcrop photos of the Cretaceous Fox Hills Sandstone, Pierre Shale and Dakota Sandstone, as well as some older strata show good examples of bioturbation, cross-bedding and sandstone channels. A location map, geologic map, stratigraphic columns, correlation chart, glossary and close-up views of rocks are included as links.


Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Historical Geology, Geomorphology, Sedimentary Geology:Stratigraphy
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Maps, Images/Illustrations, Activities:Virtual Field Trip
Focus on the Cretaceous: Places-Cretaceous Geology, Stratigraphy
Topics: Earth surface, Time/Earth History