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Geologic snapshots capturing Arizona’s geologic setting and mining history with a picture of the day from 1 January through 31 December 2013.

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Wednesday, December 18, 2013
mass wasting, landslide, geologic hazard

6 Dec. 2013 | Soldier Canyon, Santa Catalina Mountains | Tucson, Arizona

AZGS geoscientist Phil Pearthree and colleagues discussing debris flow processes at the snout of a recent (July 2006?) debris flow in Soldier Canyon, Santa Catalina Mountains. For a related publication, see: DM-DF-01 v. 1, Geologic Mapping of Debris-flow deposits in the Santa Catalina Mountains, Pima County, Arizona, by Ann Youberg and others,  http://repository.azgs.az.gov/uri_gin/azgs/dlio/118

randomness-azgeology