More JTERM Photos
Frenchman Mountain and Rainbow Gardens, east of Las Vegas, Nevada. Our first mapping project was in this area. Sunsets were spectacular!!
In Death Valley, where evaporation is way greater than precipitation, the valley floor is covered in salt deposits, like these in the photo. Several days were spent in Death Valley, studying the varied and complex geology of this fantastic and weirdly beautiful place.
Zabriskie Point and Manly Beacon (on left side of photo) in Death Valley National Park. Not a bad place for a hike and a peek at ancient lake deposits.
David Dean and Josie Mines pretending they're sand grains on a big sand dune!
Lecturing in the field. From left to right: Dr. Lisa Lamb, Justin Tweet, Brian Helander (paying close attention), Tiffani Navratil, Michael Kelberer, Dr. Tom Hickson, David Dean, and Michelle Wilwerding's hand and left leg.
Okay, so we spent a bit of time in Las Vegas, baby!
The Racetrack Playa, Death Valley National Park.