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Narbona Pass

Narbona Pass is a pass through the natural break between the Tunicha and Chuska Mountains, an elongated range on the Colorado Plateau on the Navajo Nation. A paved road, New Mexico Highway 134, crosses the range through Narbona Pass, connecting S ...

                                               

Navajo Springs Outlier

Navajo Springs Outlier is an Ancestral Puebloan outlier community located 120 miles southwest of Chaco Culture National Historical Park, New Mexico. The great house is one of the more westerly Chacoan pueblos. Three small house sites are located ...

                                               

Paunsaugunt Plateau

The Paunsaugunt Plateau is a dissected plateau, rising to an elevation of 7.000–9.300 feet, in southwestern Utah in the United States. Located in northern Kane County and southwestern Garfield County, it is approximately 10 miles wide, and extend ...

                                               

Pink Cliffs

The Pink Cliffs are a series of highly dissected cliffs on the Colorado Plateau in Garfield, Iron, and Kane counties in southwestern Utah, United States. Contrary to the implication of the name, the cliffs are not a single set of rock formations, ...

                                               

Roan Cliffs

The Roan Cliffs are a series of desert mountains and cliffs in eastern Utah and western Colorado, in the western United States that are distinct from the Book Cliffs.

                                               

San Francisco volcanic field

The San Francisco volcanic field is an area of volcanoes in northern Arizona, north of Flagstaff, USA. The field covers 1.800 square miles of the southern boundary of the Colorado Plateau. The field contains 600 volcanoes ranging in age from near ...

                                               

San Juan Basin

The San Juan Basin is a geologic structural basin located near the Four Corners region of the Southwestern United States. The basin cover 7.500 square miles and resides in northwestern New Mexico, southwestern Colorado, and parts of Utah and Ariz ...

                                               

San Juan River (Colorado River tributary)

The San Juan River is a major tributary of the Colorado River in the Southwestern United States, providing the chief drainage for the Four Corners region of Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Arizona. Originating as snowmelt in the San Juan Mountains ...

                                               

Shinarump Conglomerate

The early Late Triassic conglomerate called the Shinarump Conglomerate, formally the Shinarump Member of the Chinle Formation, is a highly resistant coarse-grained sandstone and pebble conglomerate, sometimes forming a caprock because of its hard ...

                                               

Supai Group

The Pennsylvanian to Lower Permian, Supai Group, is a slope-forming section of red bed deposits found at the southwest-to-south Colorado Plateau. Cliff-forming interbeds are noticeable throughout the group, as well as the largest cliff-former the ...

                                               

Surprise Canyon Formation

The Late Mississippian-Early Pennsylvanian Surprise Canyon Formation is a conglomerate, sandstone, limestone and dark purple siltstone type formation, occurring as channel fill. The Surprise Canyon Formation was deposited upon a mostly horizontal ...

                                               

Toroweap Fault

The Toroweap Fault of northwest Arizona and southwest Utah is part of a fault system of the west Grand Canyon region, Arizona, USA, also the west perimeter regions of the Coconino and Colorado Plateaus. The Hurricane Fault originates at the Torow ...

                                               

Toroweap Formation

The Middle Permian Toroweap Formation is a thin, darker geologic unit, between the brighter colored units of the Kaibab Limestone above, and Coconino Sandstone below. It is a prominent unit in Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA, found through sections of ...

                                               

Tsegi Canyon

Tsegi Canyon is a canyon in Navajo County, Arizona. Tsegi, meaning in between the rocks, is a Navajo descriptive term for deep canyons with sheer walls. Laguña Creek has its headwaters at the head of Tsegi Canyon at 36°41′11″N 110°30′33″W, where ...

                                               

Uranium mining in Utah

Uranium mining in Utah, a state of the United States, has a history going back more than 100 years. Uranium mining started as a byproduct of vanadium mining about 1900, became a byproduct of radium mining about 1910, then back to a byproduct of v ...

                                               

Valley of the Gods

The Valley of the Gods is a scenic sandstone valley near Mexican Hat in San Juan County, southeastern Utah, United States. Formerly part of Bears Ears National Monument, Valley of the Gods is located north of Monument Valley across the San Juan R ...

                                               

Vermilion Cliffs

The Vermilion Cliffs are the second "step" up in the five-step Grand Staircase of the Colorado Plateau, in northern Arizona and southern Utah. They extend west from near Page, Arizona, for a considerable distance, in both Arizona and Utah. 112.50 ...

                                               

Wescogame Formation

The Late Pennsylvanian Wescogame Formation is a slope-forming, sandstone, red-orange geologic unit, formed from an addition of eolian sand, added to marine transgression deposits, and found throughout sections of the Grand Canyon, in Arizona, Sou ...

                                               

White Mountains (Arizona)

The White Mountains of Arizona is a mountain range and mountainous region in the eastern part of the state, near the border with New Mexico, it is a continuation from the west of the Arizona transition zone–Mogollon Rim, with the Rim ending in we ...

                                               

White Rim Sandstone

It is the continental geologic formation deposited at the time of marine transgressions during the Early to Middle Permian Period. Toroweap Formation Age Toroweap formation was laid down in marine environments along the southeastern margin of the ...

                                               

List of karst polje in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Western Bosnia: Duvanjsko Polje. (Duvanjsko Полье) Medno Polje, Bosanski Petrovac. Glamocko Polje. (Glamocko Полье) Grahovsko Polje. (Grahovsko Полье) Drvarsko polje. (Drvarsko Полье) Kupresko Polje. (Kupresko Полье) Livanjsko Polje. (Livanjsko П ...

                                               

Banjsice Plateau

The Banjsice Plateau is a karst plateau in western Slovenia, in the traditional region of Goriska. It is a dispersely settled area, distinguished by its history and biodiversity. Geographically, it belongs to the Dinaric Alps.

                                               

Cincar

Cincar is a mountain in the Dinaric Alps of western Bosnia and Herzegovina, located at 43°54′08″N 17°03′46″E between Livno, Kupres and Glamoc. The highest peak is the eponymous Cincar peak at 2.006 m.

                                               

Garac

Garac is a mountain in central Montenegro, overlooking the city of Danilovgrad from the southwest. Its highest peak, Milunova bobija, is 1.436 meters high. Despite its relatively small height, its shape and prominence of circa 1400 meters, rising ...

                                               

Sveta Gera

Saint Gera or Trdina Peak is the highest peak of the Zumberak Mountains, at a height of 1.178 metres. It is located along the border between southeastern Slovenia and Croatia, and the summit is subject to a border dispute between the two nations.

                                               

Obzova

Obzova is a mountain located on the Croatian island of Krk and the highest point of the island. It lies in the middle of the karst plateau in the South-Eastern part of the island and the stone-pile with the point of the same height Veli Vrh and V ...

                                               

Orjen

Orjen is transboundary Dinaric Mediterranean limestone mountain range, located in southwestern Montenegro, with a small part extending into Bosnia and Herzegovina. The highest peak kabao great, that is 1894 m 6225 feet. Peakorient, is the highest ...

                                               

Slivnica (mountain)

Slivnica is a peak in the Dinaric Alps in Slovenia, southeast of Cerknica on the edge of the plain defined by Lake Cerknica. Its southern and western slopes are covered in deciduous and pine forests, which also obstruct the view from the highest ...

                                               

Sneznik (plateau)

Sneznik is a wide karst limestone plateau with an area of about 85 km 2 in the Dinaric Alps of Slovenia. It mainly consists of Cretaceous limestone, with Jurassic limestone and a small amount of dolomite at the top. The surface was transformed by ...

                                               

Troglav (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Troglav is the highest peak of the Dinara mountain. Dinara is longest massif within karstic mountain chain of the western Balkan peninsula, to which is also eponymous, Dinaric Alps. Troglav is located in the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina. I ...

                                               

Velebit

Velebit is the largest though not the highest mountain range in Croatia. The range forms a part of the Dinaric Alps and is located along the Adriatic coast, separating it from Lika in the interior. Velebit begins in the northwest near Senj with t ...

                                               

Zumberak Mountains

The Zumberak Mountains is a range of hills and mountains in northwestern Croatia and southeastern Slovenia, extending from the southwest to the northeast between the Krka and the Kupa. It covers an area of 430 km 2. The geographically unified mas ...

                                               

Amtocephale

Amtocephale is a genus of pachycephalosaurid dinosaur from early Late Cretaceous deposits of southern Gobi Desert, Mongolia. Amtocephale known from the holotype MPC-D 100 / 1203, nearly complete frontoparietal dome prouzrokuje individuals. It was ...

                                               

Bayin-Gobi Formation

The Bayin-Gobi Formation or Bayingebi Formation is a geological formation in Inner Mongolia, north China, whose strata date back to Albian of the Early Cretaceous period. Dinosaur remains are among the fossils that have been extracted from the re ...

                                               

Estesia

Estesia is an extinct genus of Late Cretaceous helodermatoid lizard found in the Gobi Desert in Mongolia. It was discovered in June 1990 by a joint expedition made up of Mongolian and American palaeontologists, and described in 1992 by Mark Norel ...

                                               

Gobekko

Gobekko is an extinct genus of gecko or gecko-like lizard from the Late Cretaceous Djadokhta Formation of the Gobi Desert in Mongolia. Gobekko is either a basal member of Gekkota, the group that includes geckos and the legless pygopodid lizards, ...

                                               

Gobi Altai mountain vole

The Gobi Altai mountain vole is a species of rodent in the family Cricetidae. It can be found in China, Mongolia, and the Russian Federation.

                                               

Gobi bear

The Gobi bear, is a subspecies of the brown bear that is found in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia. It is listed as critically endangered by the Mongolian Redbook of Endangered Species and by the Zoological Society of London. The population included o ...

                                               

Gobi big brown bat

The Gobi big brown bat is a species of vesper bat. It is found in Afghanistan, China, India, Mongolia, Pakistan, and Russia. Russian zoologist Professor Count Nikolay Alekseyevich Bobrinski first described it in 1926, the type specimen coming fro ...

                                               

Gobiderma

Gobiderma is an extinct genus of Late Cretaceous lizard whose fossils are known from the Gobi Desert in southern Mongolia. It was first discovered as a result of a joint Polish-Mongolian Paleontological Expedition, and formally named in 1984. In ...

                                               

Gobiguania

Gobiguania is an extinct clade of iguanian lizards from the Late Cretaceous. All known gobiguanians are endemic to the Gobi Desert of Mongolia. Gobiguania was given a phylogenetic definition by Jack Conrad and Mark Norell in 2007 as all taxa more ...

                                               

Gobiosuchus

Gobiosuchus was a gobiosuchid crocodyliform described in 1972 by Polish palaeontologist Halszka Osmolska. It hails from the Late Cretaceous of Bayn Dzak, in the Gobi Desert of Mongolia. His view of G. kielanae.

                                               

Gobipteryx

Gobipteryx is a genus of prehistoric bird from the Campanian Age of the Late Cretaceous Period. It is not known to have any direct descendants. Like the rest of the enantiornithes clade, Gobipteryx is thought to have gone extinct near the end of ...

                                               

Minotaurasaurus

Minotaurasaurus is a genus of ankylosaurine ankylosaurid dinosaur that lived during the Late Cretaceous. It was named in 2009 by Clifford A. Miles and Clark J. Miles and the type species is Minotaurasaurus ramachandrani. The generic name is expla ...

                                               

Mongolian wild ass

The Mongolian wild ass, also known as Mongolian khulan, is the nominate subspecies of the onager. It is found in southern Mongolia and northern China. It was previously found in eastern Kazakhstan and southern Siberia before being extirpated ther ...

                                               

Nemegt Basin

The Nemegt Basin is a geographical area in the northwestern Gobi Desert, in Omnogovi Province, southern Mongolia. It is known locally as the "Valley of the Dragons", since it is a source of many fossil finds, including dinosaurs, dinosaur eggs, a ...

                                               

Sphingobacterium gobiense

Sphingobacterium gobiense is a Gram-negative, short rod-shaped, non-spore-formin and non-motile bacterium from the genus of Sphingobacterium which has been isolated from soil from the Gobi Desert in the Xinjiang Province in China.

                                               

Tsagantegia

Tsagantegia is a genus of medium-sized ankylosaur thyreophoran dinosaur that lived in Asia during the Late Cretaceous period. The genus is monotypic, including only the type species, T. longicranialis.

                                               

Yin Mountains

The Yin Mountains, also known by several other names, are a mountain range stretching across about 1.000 kilometers of northern China. They form the southeastern border of the Gobi Desert and cross the Chinese provinces of Inner Mongolia and Hebe ...

                                               

Plains Indians

Plains Indians, Interior Plains Indians or Indigenous people of the Great Plains and Canadian Prairies are the Native American tribes and First Nation band governments who have traditionally lived on the greater Interior Plains in North America. ...

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