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Stratigraphy of Colorado National Monument

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Colorado National Monument Stratigraphic Column
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Scott, R. B., Harding, A. E., Hood, W. C., Cole, R. D., Livaccari, R. F., Johnson, J. B., Shroba, R. R., and Dickerson, R. P., 2001, Geologic Map of Colorado National Monument and Adjacent Areas, Mesa County, Colorado: U.S. Geological Survey Geologic Investigations Series I-2740, 40 p.; map, scale 1:24,000: http://pubs.usgs.gov/imap/i-2740/

Stratigraphic unit information is modified from the USGS GeoLex (Lexicon of Geology): http://ngmdb.usgs.gov/Geolex/geolex_qs.html.

Information about the Geologic Time Scale is available here.

Quaternary deposits Mancos Dakota Burro Canyon Morrison Brushy Basin Salt Wash Tiddwell Wanakah Entrada Kayenta Wingate Chinle Precambrian basement

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