Friday, April 29, 2011

Science Daily article on Colorado Plateau

A new Science Dailey article on the Colorado Plateau and why it is a high undeformed blob in the middle of a mountain system. It has always been a problem that has been hard to solve without the newest seismic CAT Scan data.

Geologists solve mystery of the Colorado Plateau

ScienceDaily (2011-04-28) -- Scientists have figured out why the Colorado Plateau -- a 130,000-square-mile region that straddles Colorado, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico -- is rising even while parts of its lower crust appear to be falling. The massive, tectonically stable region of the western United States has long puzzled geologists. ... > read full article

Harry Allen

Monday, April 25, 2011

Article on the Montezuma well

Wayne Ranney had a link to this article in the Camp Verde Bugle about the new theory of the source of the water in Montezuma Well

Harry Allen

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Our Faults make news

The Prescott Courier had a front page story on the Little Chino Fault found in thye Geologic Surveys new mapping.

Unearthed: Newly discovered fault sheds more light on Upper Verde Basin - The Prescott Daily Courier - Prescott, Arizona

Harry Allen