Heart Mountain - from Cody (08/2002)

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Urias E. Takatohi on March 21, 2008

The upper part of this mountain is Paleozoic limestone (Ordovician to Mississipian periods), sitting over a Paleogen formation. The usual explanation for this inversion is that a large sheet of Paleozoic rock slid over more recent sediments, tens of kilometers from northwest. Posterior erosion left this piece named Heart Mountain.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on March 19, 2008
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    by Urias E. Takatohi
    • Camera: SONY CYBERSHOT
    • Taken on 2002/08/13 13:32:42
    • Exposure: 0.003s (1/400)
    • Focal Length: 24.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/10.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash