USGS - science for a changing world

Geology of National Parks, 3D and Photographic Tours

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Location Map This view along the South Cove access road shows elevated terraces along the valley of the modern Colorado River (now flooded by Lake Mead). The Hualapai Limestone forms the caprock exposed along the margin of the terrace escarpment.
Next Image Return to Main Page

Accessibility FOIA Privacy Policies and Notices logo U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey
Page Contact Information: Education Webmaster
Page Last Modified: 03-May-2017@08:55