The Bone-Bearing Pliocene Coso Formation, California

Moody meteorological doings over the Coso Mountains. Pliocene Coso Formation badlands from center to left of image. The vertebrate-bearing horizon is 4.8 to 3.0 million years old. Please note: Photograph taken prior to inclusion of the Coso Formation in the Coso Range Wilderness. Original photograph snapped with a Minolta 35mm camera; this image was created by photographing that original picture with a Nikon CoolPix 995 digital camera.

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