Texas Geology Map
Texas Trip Spring 2005
John J. and Barbara R. Thomas
Guadeloupe Mountains National Park
The Guadeloupe Mountains viewed from the southeast.
McKittrick Canyon in the National Park.
The haze is dust blowing off a playa (dry lake) to the west. It was blowing a gale.
The ruins of The Pinery, a Butterfield Stage station.
A Texas Madrone with the blooms on the left and an Alligator Juniper.
The Bladder Pod, another yellow flower we saw everywhere.
El Capitan, part of the Guadeloupe Mountains.
It is a massive Permian reef. The yellow flowers at the base are the Bladder Pod.