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On the Road Again … but Where? (geo-challenge)

Posted on the 12 April 2016 by Hollis

On the road again … but where? (geo-challenge)

Where on Google Earth? (click on image to view)


Here’s a special deal to celebrate the start of 2016 geo-tripping: three geo-challenges for the price of one! I visited all in a period of five days, traveling by car. Where was I?Ordered by increasing age of strata:
#1 Darker brown is caused by seepage from the base of a super important aquifer.
On the road again … but where? (geo-challenge)

#2 Thousands of immigrants passed by—did anybody notice the white ash layers and curious wavy contact?
On the road again … but where? (geo-challenge)
On the road again … but where? (geo-challenge)
#3 This rock is gray when fresh, weathering to pale yellow or almost white. This is its type area, and its geological period is eponymous as well.
On the road again … but where? (geo-challenge)
On the road again … but where? (geo-challenge)
Please answer, speculate, discuss in Comments below. I’ll add locations in a few days, and posts will follow. Happy geo-travels!

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