After spending two days studying and taking measurements in the Skull Creek area in Colorado, We left Rangely, Colorado and went back to Dinosaur National Monument in Utah.
Dr. Whitmore points out a dinosaur bone in the rock formation on a short hike in the Dinosaur National Monument.
Here is large dinosaur bone along the hike.
Dr. Snelling & Dr. Whitmore lead the students on a hike looking at rock formations and comparing what they recorded at the Skull Creek area the two days before.
Students looking and taking notes at the boundary of the dinosaur bone bearing formation.
We drove further into the Dinosaur National Monument. After eating lunch, we took a hike into the Box Canyon.
Dr. Whitmore wanted the students to see the great cross bedding & sediment deformation in the Box Canyon and how that’s important to what they’ve been studying this week.
We stopped to look at a few of the many petroglyphs in the monument.
After leaving the Dinosaur National Monument, we took a drive up into the Uynta Mountains. We stopped at the Red Canyon Overlook to view the Flaming Gorge Reservoir.
On our drive back to Vernal, we stopped at Aspen Overlook on US 191.