USGS home Scientific Investigations Map 2940 

Pacific NW Geologic Mapping Project

Geologic maps of the North Cascades

KJya-1. View west-northwest down Glacier Creek from the slopes of Mount Baker [MBnw]. A rocky prominence in the middle distance is a klippe of Yellow Aster gneiss (KJya) resting on Nooksack Formation (KJn). Qag, alpine glacial deposits. Photographed in 1990.
Previous Photo        Next Photo   

Photo Indices: Captions (Additional photos home) | Map | Young rocks and deposits | Older rocks west | Older rocks east