The Mojave Desert Field Trip and Wikipedia

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

About Mark Wilson

Mark Wilson is a Professor of Geology at The College of Wooster. He specializes in invertebrate paleontology, carbonate sedimentology, and stratigraphy. He also is an expert on pseudoscience, especially creationism.
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4 Responses to The Mojave Desert Field Trip and Wikipedia

  1. Elyssa Krivicich says:

    I can’t visit those links because Wikipedia is down. 🙂

  2. Mark Wilson says:

    I’m glad it is back now!

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