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View looking south of the "Hanging Gardens" that have formed when waterfalls flowed from the contact at the base of a conglomerate. These ancient cascades with mineral-rich "hard water" have left travertine onyx drapes that contain imprints of fossil vegetation (Lum, et al., 2001).|
The roadbed of theTonopah and Tidewater is seen in the middleground.
Photograph taken from the purplish outcrop of Zabriskie Quartzite.
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Literature CitedA list of all literature cited by this web site can be found in the Bibliography.
Lum, Maria, Reynolds, Robert E., and Andrew Sanders. 2001. The Hanging Gardens of Amargosa Canyon. pp. 65-67 in Reynolds, Robert E.. 2001 Desert Research Symposium. The Changing Face of the East Mojave Desert. April 2001..
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Date and time this article was prepared: 5/18/2017 12:09:57 PM