Green Mud & Red Rocks

Equipment Info
Canon Canon EOS 5D
5906891/1000000 sec. / ISO 800
State/Province/Region
Oregon
Nearest Area
John Day Fossil Beds NM, Sheep Rock Unit, Blue Basin
Town
Dayville
Notes

Canon EOS 5D; Canon EF 28-70mm @ 70mm; Gitzo tripod; RRS BH-55; RAW capture: f/16 @ 1/60 sec, ISO 800; Auto exposure; Partial metering; Auto WB

Description

Turtle Cove strata, a striking blue-green rock layer produced by millions of years of volcanic ash accumulation, when admixed with the intervening yellow strata by water erosion, produces the green water and mud. The boulders contain iron oxides which produce the red coloration.

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Date Added
October 22, 2018
Date Taken
October 22, 2018

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