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Offline RP3

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El Capitan Geologic Map Published!
« on: August 06, 2014, 11:33:09 pm »
Hey Big Wallers and natural history enthusiasts:

After many years of work by myself, Bryan Law, Greg Stock, and Allen Glazner, the geologic map of El Capitan is finally completed! It made it through peer review and has been published by the Geological Society of America's Maps and Charts Series.Check out the first high-resolution map ever made of a km deep section of a pluton.

http://rock.geosociety.org/Store/detail.aspx?id=MCH106F

Below is a low-rez image of the map (which, in reality, is a 38"x34" poster.) Unfortunately, it is somewhat expensive for non-GSA members, so get in touch with your geologist friends, and have them pick you up a truly one-of-a-kind map at a member discount!

All hail El Capitan geology:


Thanks to the many organizations (National Geographic Waitt Society, GSA, AAC, NPS, UNC-Chapel Hill, Patagonia, Metolius, Bluewater, Maptek, xRez Studios) and climbers who have helped with this effort over the years.
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Re: El Capitan Geologic Map Published!
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2014, 06:19:10 am »
Thanks for posting. Excellent!


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Re: El Capitan Geologic Map Published!
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2014, 07:56:37 am »
Nice Roger!

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Re: El Capitan Geologic Map Published!
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2014, 02:37:34 pm »
I can't wait to get mine!

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Re: El Capitan Geologic Map Published!
« Reply #4 on: August 07, 2014, 03:18:28 pm »
Awesome!

Man, what a project.

That's like a Grade VII 5.11R A5 Geological FA!

Hahah  Proud work Roger et al

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Re: El Capitan Geologic Map Published!
« Reply #5 on: August 07, 2014, 04:16:36 pm »
can I get an overlay map for which is hardest density of rock to drill in?  :)

rebolters beware the hard rock! ;)