This is the western face of Eagle Mountain, at the southern end of the Amargosa Desert in southeastern California.  The entire face here consists of eastward-dipping Cambrian sedimentary rocks.  The shaly slopes at the base represent the Carrara Formation.  The gray, cliff-forming limestones above represent the Bonanza King Formation.



Locality: eastern side of Rt. 127, south of Death Valley Junction, southeastern California, USA.  GPS of overlook: 36 11.649' N, 116 22.121' W.  See map.



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