Where on GoogleEarth? WoGE #360

Rhett Howell’s WoGE #359 was located in Utah – the Death Hollow is a beautiful example of Navajo sandstone, bordered by two deep canyons and with a very interesting joint system. The site is situated on a huge monocline and part of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. So now it’s my turn again to host the next one. Here’s WoGE#360:

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The rules:

  • Find the location of the image below.
  • Provide the coordinates in the comments and describe the geological significance of the spot briefly.
  • The first one to fulfill theses tasks is the winner.

The benefits:

  • Everlasting Fame.
  • Fun.
  • The honour of hosting the next WoGE on your blog.

The drawback:

  • You will likely spend some time looking for the right spot. Well, some say this time could have been better used for writing a thesis, a paper, a proposal or a nice letter to your grandma.

No Schott rule invoked. If you want to know more, read Felix’ summary.

 

Who was it?

Christoph Grützner
works at the Neotectonics and Natural Hazards Group, RWTH Aachen University, Germany. He likes the Mediterranean and uses geophysics to search for ancient earthquakes.