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Limestone, faulted into blocks. Movement in a fault zone chopped this layered rock into pieces, which tilted like books on a shelf.

Group: Sedimentary
Image Number: 2002-11804
Catalog Number: 91536
Transfer from USGS by C. Walcott , 1922
Locality: Inyo Mountains , California


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