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A category in which to place interesting rock, sand, soil formations and deformations which have been created by natural (not human) forces.
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Places of Geologic SignificancePinto Mountain Fault - Joshua Tree, CA

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Located next to the Oasis Visitor Center within Joshua Tree National Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/8/2018

last visited: 6/8/2018

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SS14.2 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceAplites, Pegmatites, and Dikes…. Oh My!!

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The monzogranites of Joshua Tree are commonly cut by linear cracks that are filled with a different material. This location has three examples of the types of rocks that fill these cracks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: California

date approved: 1/24/2010

last visited: 5/23/2015

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SWSW57.5 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceShiprock - Palm Springs, CA

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A plaque about the rock formation in Palm Spring, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 12/3/2017

last visited: never

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SWSW65.5 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Valley's Faults - Palm Springs, CA

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A plaque about the San Andreas Fault in Palm Springs, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/30/2017

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceKelso Dunes

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The Kelso Dunes are some of the highest dunes in the region, but they are only part of the larger Devil's Playground dune complex. They also have the rare characteristic of "singing."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: California

date approved: 6/2/2007

last visited: 3/8/2016

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NENE102.2 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceMitchell Caverns

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Mitchell Caverns is a set of rare limestone caverns in California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: California

date approved: 6/5/2007

last visited: never

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SESE111.7 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceImperial Valley Mudpots

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These mud pots and volcanoes are located in an open field on the eastern side of the Salton Sea. The mud is just above ambient temperature and you can walk right up to the vents.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: California

date approved: 1/30/2007

last visited: 2/10/2015

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NN123.8 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceCinder Cones US National Natural Landmark

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This area has dozens of excellently preserved cinder cones and lava flows.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: California

date approved: 6/5/2007

last visited: 3/8/2016

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