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El Capitan from south, the cliff of El Capitan lies near the center, with Guadalupe Peak concealed behind it. Numbers (on published photo; progressing down the mountain) refer to original section by Shunard; White limestone (Capitan); upper dark limestone (Pinery); yellow sandstone (Delaware Mountain); basal black limestone (Bone Spring). Letters (on published photo progressing downward) refer to Quaternary deposits; older slope deposits; younger slope deposits: Oblique aerial photo by U.S. Army Air Corps. Culberson County, Texas. Circa 1945. Plate 1, in U.S.Geological Survey Professional paper 215. 1948.
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Laminated sediments of Permian age, the laminations may be varves or annual deposits; thin sections, in transmitted light: Black limestone of Bone Spring, several hundred feet above base, from Sierra Diablo scarp north of Victorio Canyon. Culberson County, Texas. Circa 1934. Plate 10-A, in U.S.Geological Survey Professional paper 215. 1948.
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South end of salt flat, in vicinity of Van Horn, Wylie Mountain in the distance. Culberson County, Texas. 1913. Plate 5 in U.S. Geological Survey. Folio 194. 1914.
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Album caption: North slope of summit 4410, 4 miles south-southeast of Victorio peak(sec. 9, Bk. 66,TW. 6), Viewed southward from Texas Highway 54, shoeing angular unconformty between Hueco and Bone Spring limestones. Sierra Diablo, Culberson County. Texas, 1938.
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Unconformity between Hueco limestone and Van Horn sandstone in butte 7 miles northwest of Van Horn, the almost horizontal Hueco limestone capping the butte overlies gently inclined Van Horn sandstone. Culberson County, Texas. 1913. Plate 1 in U.S. Geological Survey. Folio 194. 1914.
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South end of Van Horn Mountains, Sierra Diablo. Culberson County, Texas. 1899.
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West face of Beach Mountain, showing El Paso limestone overlying Van Horn sandstone; Millican formation in Morris Peak at extreme left is faulted up against the Van Horn and El Paso formations. Beach's ranch house in valley in foreground. Culberson County, Texas. 1913. Plate 4 in U.S. Geological Survey. Folio 194. 1914.
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Cores from the Flood and Grisham well, lying on the ground near the well site. Copied by Survey from photo by W.B. Lang. Culberson County, Texas. January 1924.
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Southeast end of Sierra Diablo showing Hueco limestone overlying red sandstone of Millican formation, looking southwest at end of mesa. The cliff making rocks are in Hueco limestone; the slopes are softer red sandstone of the Millican formation. Culberson County, Texas. 1913. Plate 6 in U.S. Geological Survey. Folio 194. 1914.
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Album caption: Siliceous shale and thin-bedded chert of Black John chert. South side of Black John Canyon, 2 miles northwest of Figure Two Ranch, Van Horn quadrangle. culberson County,Texas. July, 1931.
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Album caption: Exposures of Van Horn sandstone(lower right), Scolithus-bearing and piloceras-bearing sandstone members of El Paso limestone(upper right), and Hueco limestone (upper left), the letter overlying the other two unconformably. Similar to number 286.South end of Baylor Mountains. Culberson County, Texas. July 1931.
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Album caption: Ledges in lower part of Hueco limestone, lower part of Sierra Diablo escarpment 2 miles Westof figure Two Ranch. Van Horn quadrangle. Culberson County, Texas. July, 1928.
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Threemile Mountain (on the left) showing Van Horn sandstone overlain by Hueco limestone, looking northeast, in the at the right Van Horn sandstone is overlain by El Paso limestone. Culberson County, Texas. 1913. Plate 8 in U.S. Geological Survey. Folio 194. 1914.
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Southeast end of Sierra Diablo showing Hueco limestone overlying red sandstone of Millican formation, looking southwest at end of mesa. The cliff making rocks are in Hueco limestone; the slopes are softer red sandstone of the Millican formation. Culberson County, Texas. 1913. Plate 6 in U.S. Geological Survey. Folio 194. 1914.
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West face of Beach Mountain, showing El Paso limestone overlying Van Horn sandstone; Millican formation in Morris Peak at extreme left is faulted up against the Van Horn and El Paso formations. Beach's ranch house in valley in foreground. Culberson County, Texas. 1913. Plate 4 in U.S. Geological Survey. Folio 194. 1914.
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Laminated sediments of Permian age, the laminations may be varves or annual deposits; thin sections, in transmitted light: anhydrite of Castle formations, on road to 9 K ranch 4 miles south of U.S. Highway no. 62. Texas. Circa 1934. Plate 10-B, in U.S.Geological Survey Professional paper 215. 1948.
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Some fossils from Guadalupe Mountains: natural size; Pisolites, probably in part of algal origin, from Carlsbad limestone. Culberson County, Texas. Circa 1934. Plate 19-A, in U.S.Geological Survey Professional paper 215. 1948.
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Album caption: Contorted black limestone of upper part of Bone spring formation in ravine near Pasotex pipeline, south-southeast of El Capitan. Southern quadalupe Mountains, Culberson County, Texas. Photograph by J.B. Knight, 1936. Illustration in U.S.Geological Survey Professional paper 215. Handwritten notes on album caption: Plate 11-B.


map background search result map search result map El Capitan from south, the cliff of El Capitan lies near the center, with Guadalupe Peak concealed behind it. Culberson County, Texas. 1945. Contorted black limestone of upper part of Bone spring formation in ravine near Pasotex pipeline, south-southeast of El Capitan. Southern quadalupe  Mountains, Culberson County, Texas. 1934. Laminated sediments of Permian age, the laminations may be varves or annual deposits. Culberson County, Texas. 1934. Laminated sediments of Permian age, the laminations may be varves or annual deposits. Culberson County, Texas. 1934. Some fossils from Guadalupe Mountains: natural size; Pisolites, probably in part of algal origin, from Carlsbad limestone. Culberson County, Texas. 1934. Southeast end of Sierra Diablo showing Hueco limestone overlying red sandstone of Millican formation. Culberson County, Texas. 1913. Southeast end of Sierra Diablo showing Hueco limestone overlying red sandstone of Millican formation. Culberson County, Texas. 1913. Unconformity between Hueco limestone and Van Horn sandstone in butte 7 miles northwest of Van Horn. Culberson County, Texas. 1913. South end of salt flat, in vicinity of Van Horn, Wylie Mountain in the distance. Culberson County, Texas. 1913. West face of Beach Mountain, showing El Paso limestone overlying Van Horn sandstone. Culberson County, Texas. 1913. West face of Beach Mountain, showing El Paso limestone overlying Van Horn sandstone. Culberson County, Texas. 1913. Threemile Mountain (on the left) showing Van Horn sandstone overlain by Hueco limestone. Culberson County, Texas. 1913. WMR 129 - Texas Mica & Feldspar Co. Culberson County & HUD, Texas. 1943. Siliceous shale and thin-bedded chert of Black John chert. Texas, 1931. Ledges in lower part of Hueco limestone, lower part of Sierra Diablo escarpment. Texas, 1928. Exposures of Van Horn sandstone, Scolithus-bearing and piloceras-bearing sandstone members of El Paso limestone. Texas, 1931. North slope of summit 4410, 4 miles south-southeast of Victorio peak. Texas, 1938. El Capitan from south, the cliff of El Capitan lies near the center, with Guadalupe Peak concealed behind it. Culberson County, Texas. 1945. Contorted black limestone of upper part of Bone spring formation in ravine near Pasotex pipeline, south-southeast of El Capitan. Southern quadalupe  Mountains, Culberson County, Texas. 1934. Laminated sediments of Permian age, the laminations may be varves or annual deposits. Culberson County, Texas. 1934. Laminated sediments of Permian age, the laminations may be varves or annual deposits. Culberson County, Texas. 1934. Some fossils from Guadalupe Mountains: natural size; Pisolites, probably in part of algal origin, from Carlsbad limestone. Culberson County, Texas. 1934. Southeast end of Sierra Diablo showing Hueco limestone overlying red sandstone of Millican formation. Culberson County, Texas. 1913. Southeast end of Sierra Diablo showing Hueco limestone overlying red sandstone of Millican formation. Culberson County, Texas. 1913. Unconformity between Hueco limestone and Van Horn sandstone in butte 7 miles northwest of Van Horn. Culberson County, Texas. 1913. South end of salt flat, in vicinity of Van Horn, Wylie Mountain in the distance. Culberson County, Texas. 1913. West face of Beach Mountain, showing El Paso limestone overlying Van Horn sandstone. Culberson County, Texas. 1913. West face of Beach Mountain, showing El Paso limestone overlying Van Horn sandstone. Culberson County, Texas. 1913. Threemile Mountain (on the left) showing Van Horn sandstone overlain by Hueco limestone. Culberson County, Texas. 1913. WMR 129 - Texas Mica & Feldspar Co. Culberson County & HUD, Texas. 1943. Siliceous shale and thin-bedded chert of Black John chert. Texas, 1931. Ledges in lower part of Hueco limestone, lower part of Sierra Diablo escarpment. Texas, 1928. Exposures of Van Horn sandstone, Scolithus-bearing and piloceras-bearing sandstone members of El Paso limestone. Texas, 1931. North slope of summit 4410, 4 miles south-southeast of Victorio peak. Texas, 1938.