SILURIAN AND ORDOVICIAN FOSSILS AT MAZOURKA CANYON, INYO MTNS, CA

Donald Kenney (donaldkenney@gmail.com)
Last Update: Fri Mar 16 03:09:20 2012



Introduction

Mazourka Canyon is an unusual North-South oriented canyon in the North-South oriented Inyo Range East of Independence, Inyo County, CA. A number of Lower Paleozoic formations are exposed as one travels up the canyon. Several contain relatively large numbers of fossils

The Site(s)

Location

Directions to the site

US395/CA14 runs up the East side of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Just South of the small town of Independence, Mazourka Canyon Road runs East toward the Inyo Mountains.

Maps


Rules and Access

Public lands. Private, non-commercial collecting is permitted.

Related Localities

Paleontology

Geology

Formations (youngest first)

Other Stuff

References

Copyright, Licensing, and such

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