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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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Image for San Andreas Fault Limestone Formation - Frazier Park, CAview gallery

SS45.5 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSan Andreas Fault Limestone Formation - Frazier Park, CA

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On top, there's limestone and on the bottom there is sandstone. What separates them both is the San Andreas Fault.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/25/2014

last visited: 10/25/2014

Image for Elizabeth Lake - Lake Hughes, CAview gallery

SESE71.5 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceElizabeth Lake - Lake Hughes, CA

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A lake along the San Andreas Fault.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/26/2014

last visited: 11/26/2014

Image for Vasquez Rocks, CAview gallery

SESE92.9 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceVasquez Rocks, CA

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Cool rock formations in northern LA county. The area has been used in many movies and commercials. It's a great place for rock climbing, hiking, horseback riding, picnicking...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Free2bme29

location: California

date approved: 1/4/2009

last visited: 3/12/2017

Image for Grimes Canyon Burnt Shaleview gallery

SS96.2 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceGrimes Canyon Burnt Shale

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Portions of the Monterey Shale found Grimes Canyon have been subjected to high temperatures as the organic material typically found within this formation burned creating a area of “Burnt Rock.”

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: California

date approved: 3/27/2007

last visited: 6/14/2013

Image for The Palmdale Roadcut - Lake Palmdale, CAview gallery

SESE96.4 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceThe Palmdale Roadcut - Lake Palmdale, CA

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A good place for earth to take over.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/27/2010

last visited: 1/27/2014

Image for Sulphur Mountain Oil Seepview gallery

SWSW101.7 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSulphur Mountain Oil Seep

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This is a location where oil, gas, and water come to the surface to form an oil seep.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adenium

location: California

date approved: 12/12/2010

last visited: 11/26/2010

Image for Carpenteria Oil Seepsview gallery

SWSW110.7 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceCarpenteria Oil Seeps

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The tar pits and oil seeps at Carpenteria State Beach are part of a series of oil producing areas along the California Coast. Oil has naturally migrated to the surface in this area creating oil seeps, asphaltium, and at one time tar pits.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: California

date approved: 3/27/2007

last visited: 10/16/2009

Image for Tar Pits Parkview gallery

SWSW110.7 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceTar Pits Park

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The tar pits and oil seeps in Carpinteria are part of a series of oil producing areas along the Ventura and Santa Barbara Coast. Oil has naturally migrated to the surface in this area creating oil seeps, asphaltium, and at one time tar pits.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: California

date approved: 1/9/2010

last visited: 5/20/2013

Image for Shifting Sands, Santa Barbara, CAview gallery

SWSW118.3 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceShifting Sands, Santa Barbara, CA

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This sign explains the geologic process of shifting sands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: California

date approved: 2/12/2011

last visited: 7/12/2017

Image for San Andreas Fault Sign - Pearblossom, CAview gallery

SESE119.7 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSan Andreas Fault Sign - Pearblossom, CA

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At this location you can clearly see the San Andreas Fault. People try not to put up sings that say San Andreas Fault because at some point like in San Francisco the San Andreas Fault dose go into homes. This might effect the cost & the community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 9/12/2010

last visited: 9/22/2019

Image for Devil's Punchbowl - Pearblossom, CAview gallery

SESE125.5 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceDevil's Punchbowl - Pearblossom, CA

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A County Park, that used to be the intersection of two plate boundaries.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/26/2014

last visited: 9/22/2019

Image for La Brea Tar Pits - Los Angeles, CAview gallery

SS134.9 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceLa Brea Tar Pits - Los Angeles, CA

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La Brea Tar Pits (or Rancho La Brea Tar Pits) are a famous cluster of tar pits located in Hancock Park in the urban heart of Los Angeles, California, United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/24/2008

last visited: 7/3/2016

Image for Nojoqui Falls - Advancing Fallsview gallery

SWSW143.9 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceNojoqui Falls - Advancing Falls

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This unusuall water fall is actually building out from face of the cliff instead of eroding back into the cliff. The coordinates are at the parking area at the trail head.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: California

date approved: 1/31/2007

last visited: 11/22/2010

Image for Heath Canyon - Wrightwood, CAview gallery

SESE146.9 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceHeath Canyon - Wrightwood, CA

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A nearby Landslide created a small canyon where green crystals, actinolite, can be found.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/26/2014

last visited: 11/26/2014

Image for Moro Rock - Sequoia National Park, California, USAview gallery

NN148.5 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceMoro Rock - Sequoia National Park, California, USA

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A trail including a historic stairway lead up to the top this granite monolith.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member netdust

location: California

date approved: 6/22/2015

last visited: 9/23/2016

Image for Mormon Rocks (Rock Candy Mountains) - Cajon Pass, CAview gallery

SESE158.2 km

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Places of Geologic SignificanceMormon Rocks (Rock Candy Mountains) - Cajon Pass, CA

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Mormon Rocks or also known as Rock Candy Mountains

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Shadowraven

location: California

date approved: 3/29/2009

last visited: never

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