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Pacific NW Geologic Mapping Project

Geologic maps of the North Cascades

Ked-1. Dark rock at bottom of photograph is typical Darrington Phyllite (Ked) with deformed quartz segregation veins. Here, phyllite is structurally overlain by metachert and (at top of picture) Shuksan Greenschist (Kes). Headwaters of Noisy Creek, east of Mt Watson [MBsw].
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