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Cross section of basaltic next exposed by erosion in Grant Ridges, 6 miles northeast of Grant, view looking southwest. Valencia County, New Mexico. 1931.

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1932

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Cross section of basaltic next exposed by erosion in Grant Ridges, 6 miles northeast of Grant, view looking southwest in sec. 3, T. 11 S., R. 9 W. Basalt in core is jointed in vertical columns and surrounded by a thin zone of platy jointing developed along the contact with white tuff. Bedded breccia overlies the tuff, and basaltic lava overlies the breccia on the far side of the cone. The tuff, chiefly rhyolitic, was erupted from Mount Taylor. Valencia County, New Mexico. 1931. Plate 11-A, U.S.Geological Survey Professional paper 189-B. 1938. Album: Hunt #62, Valencia County, New Mexcio, 1931. T. 11 S., R. 9 W, Sec. 3 View NW. at natural cross-section of a cinder cone 6 miles northeast of Grant. Columnar jointed andesite in core [...]

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U.S. Geological Survey
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Hunt, Charles Butler

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name photoLibrary hcb00062
number photoLibrary 17194
batch photoLibrary btch286
number_in_book photoLibrary 62

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