Many places in the American West are called "red rocks," but California's Red Rock Canyon State Park may be the one most widely seen. Dozens of Hollywood films, including "Jurassic Park," and many more advertisements have been filmed here over the last 80 years. Its colorful sedimentary rocks, rich in fossils from Miocene time some 10 million years ago, are tilted by motion along the Garlock fault and related faults at the northern edge of the Mojave crustal block. Here are a few views of its rocks and desert scenery.
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|Red Rock Canyon Cliffs||El Paso Mountains||Red Rock Canyon Postcard View||Red Rock Canyon Strata|
|Cliff Niche at Red Rock Canyon State Park||Tuff of the Dove Spring Formation||Crossbedding in Tuff||Basalt on Sediments|
|Basalt in Dove Spring Wash||Dove Spring Wash|
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