Archive for March 23rd, 2010

The Mojave Desert Field Trip and Wikipedia

March 23rd, 2010

Tertiary debris flow at Resting Spring Pass near Shoshone, California. This is an image from the field trip now posted on Wikipedia.

WOOSTER, OHIO–One of the primary joys of being a geologist is the opportunity to see so many interesting sights in the field.  We can share a bit of the pleasure and advance public knowledge by posting some of our photographs on the free online encyclopedia Wikipedia.  Here are some linked Wikipedia articles which have been improved with public domain images from this month’s Mojave Desert field trip:

Amboy Crater
Aztec Sandstone
Barstow Formation (a new page)
Lake Manly
Calico Ghost Town
Curtis Howe Springer
Debris Flow
Desert Pavement
Desert Studies Center
Kelso Dunes
Lake Manix
Lake Tuendae
Mojave River
Pluvial Lake
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Volcanic Bomb