Days Five and Six – Mojave 2015

March 13th, 2015

Day five began at Kelso Dunes - sand, ripples, and Wooster Geologist footprints.

Day five began at Kelso Dunes – sand, ripples, and Wooster Geologist footprints.

Michael for scale.

Michael for scale.

Petroglyphs at Hole in the Wall.

Petroglyphs at Hole in the Wall.

Eric for scale, showing the size of tafoni at Hole in the Wall.

Eric for scale, showing the size of tafoni at Hole in the Wall.

Proof that the Wooster Geologists were at Hole in the Wall.

Proof that the Wooster Geologists were at Hole in the Wall.

And we made a friend at Hole in the Wall.

And we made a friend at Hole in the Wall.

Day five ended with a visit to a lava tube.

Day five ended with a visit to a lava tube.

Day six started with a visit to the Resting Springs Welded Tuff.

Day six started with a visit to the Resting Springs Welded Tuff.

Check out the fault at Resting Springs Pass.

Check out the fault at Resting Springs Pass.

We channeled our inner Dr. Mark Wilson and searched for fossils in the afternoon.

We channeled our inner Dr. Mark Wilson and searched for fossils in the afternoon.

Olivia found this trilobite! Wow!

Olivia found this trilobite! Wow!

We ended the day with date shakes at the China Ranch. Yum!

We ended the day with date shakes at the China Ranch. Yum!

2 Responses to “Days Five and Six – Mojave 2015”

  1. Mark Wilsonon 14 Mar 2015 at 6:36 am

    Fantastic day you had! That magnificent lizard is a chuckwalla. The trilobite is gorgeous and rare for the preservation of the whole exoskeleton. Well done, Wooster Geologists.

  2. Kea Gileson 23 Mar 2015 at 4:01 pm

    Always awesome photos!

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