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A Survey of Fossils and Geology of Red Rock Canyon Open Space, Colorado Springs, Colorado

@inproceedings{Milito2010ASO,
  title={A Survey of Fossils and Geology of Red Rock Canyon Open Space, Colorado Springs, Colorado},
  author={S. Milito},
  year={2010}
}
Abstract Red Rock Canyon Open Space (RRCOS) is a 785-acre open space in the western foothills of Colorado Springs, Colorado. The City of Colorado Springs opened RRCOS to the public in October 2003. Because this acreage has been in private ownership since the late 1800s, there has been little documentation of fossils or geology within this property. Although continuous with the stratigraphy of nearby Garden of the Gods Park, the geology of RRCOS shows remarkable differences. Of primary… Expand
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