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

  title={A Survey of Fossils and Geology of Red Rock Canyon Open Space, Colorado Springs, Colorado},
  author={Sharon Milito},
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… 

Garden of the Gods at Colorado Springs: Paleozoic and Mesozoic Sedimentation and Tectonics

Exposed along the southeast fl ank of the Colorado Front Range are rocks that beautifully illustrate the interplay of sedimentation and tectonics. Two major rangebounding faults, the Ute Pass fault



Trace fossils and marine-nonmarine cyclicity in the Fountain Formation (Pennsylvanian: Morrowan/Atokan) near Manitou Springs, Colorado

The Lower Pennsylvanian (Morrowan/Atokan) portion of the Fountain Formation in the Manitou Springs, Colorado, area commonly has been interpreted as a subaerial alluvial fan. However, approximately 12

Stratigraphy of the Niobrara Formation at Pueblo, Colorado

Eight lithologlc units were mapped in the Niobrara Formation of Late Cretaceous age during a study of the engineering geology of the Northwest Pueblo quadrangle. The thin Fort Hays Limestone Member

Dinosaur Tracks in the Plainview Formation, Dakota Group (Cretaceous, Albian) near Caiion City, Colorado: A Preliminary Report on Another "Dinosaur Ridgev1

Three dinosaur tracksites are repot-tecl for the first time from the Dakota Group (Lower Creatceous) of the Caiion C~ty area. Ornith~schian clinosaur tracks occur at two outcrops of the PI:tinview

Geologic Formations and Structure of Colorado Springs Area, Colorado

Geologic map of the Colorado Springs quadrangle, El Paso County, Colorado: Description of map units, economic geology, and references: Colorado

  • 2000

Geologic map of the Cascade quadrangle

  • El Paso County,
  • 2003

Geologic map of the Manitou Springs 7.5-minute quadrangle

  • El Paso and Teller counties,
  • 2005

Colorado Springs, Colorado: USGS Geologic Atlas, Folio 203

  • 1916