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Nevada geology calendar 2023
Nevada geology calendar 2023

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Product Code: CAL2023
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Title: Nevada geology calendar 2023

Author: designed by Christina Clack, Jennifer M. Vlcan, Chip Carroon, Christopher D. Henry, James E. Faulds, and Rachel E. Micander
Year: 2022
Series: Calendar CAL2023
Format: 13 x 9.5 inches, full color

This 12-month calendar (January through December 2023) is full of beautiful photos highlighting Nevada’s scenic wonders and features a different geologic topic each month: Jarbidge River Pinnacles, Nevada’s Volcanic Past, Red Rock Canyon, Canyons, Toiyabe Range, Cathedral Gorge, High Alpine, Black Rock Range, Critical Minerals, Muddy Mountains, Archaeology, and Snow Covered. Interesting facts about Nevada and Nevada geology are also included.

A big thank you goes to the calendar prize winners and contributors for the outstanding photos they submitted.

First-place winner: JR Manuel, Lee Canyon, Clark County (cover)
Lee Canyon in the Spring Mountains west of Las Vegas, Clark County, consists of Cambrian through Permian sedimentary rocks including limestone, dolomite, and quartzite. These rocks were highly folded and thrust faulted (a thrust fault places older rocks on top of younger rocks) in the Cretaceous.

Second-place winner: Kyle House, Cathedral Gorge, Lincoln County (June photo)
Cathedral Gorge State Park, Lincoln County. The spires and buff-colored cliffs are the result of geologic processes occurring over tens of millions of years. The beauty enjoyed today had violent beginnings, starting with explosive volcanic activity that, with each eruption, deposited layers of ash hundreds of feet thick. The source of this ash, the Caliente caldera complex, lies to the south of Cathedral Gorge. http://parks.nv.gov/parks/cathedral-gorge

Third-place winner:
Eric Poulin, Lunar Crater volcanic field, Nye County (February photo)
The Quaternary age (less than 2.6 million years old) geologic features of the Lunar Crater volcanic field in Nye County include the Lunar Crater, Easy Chair Crater, and the Black Rock Lava Flow. Lunar Crater is a maar, a type of volcano formed when basalt magma approaching the surface from deep within the Earth explosively boils the groundwater, blowing out much of the existing rock and some volcanic bombs (pieces of magma), leaving a large circular hole.

FREE Nevada-shaped pin upon request with your purchase of 10 or more calendars at the discounted price of $10 each! See "Related items" for more details or click here: Nevada-shaped pin. The calendars make great holiday gifts. Offer good while supplies last.

Calendar photo contest for 2024: If you have amazing photos of Nevada geology that you would like to share with others in the Nevada Geology Calendar 2024, you can enter the photo contest now!

Here are the details for the 2024 calendar contest:
  • Deadline for entries is May 31, 2023.
  • Photos need to be taken in Nevada. A location description and/or GPS coordinates should accompany submissions along with description.
  • High-quality, high-resolution photo files of at least 300 DPI are required for quality printing.
  • You may enter as many photos as you wish.
  • Email submissions to Christina Clack (cclack@unr.edu).
  • NBMG cartographers will make the final decision on the winning photos.
  • Prizes will be awarded for first-, second-, and third-place winners.
Check out other photos of Nevada geology on the NBMG website.

Go geotripping in Nevada!

Suggested citation:
Clack, C., Vlcan, J.M., Carroon, C., Henry, C.D., Faulds, J.E., and Micander, R.E., 2022, Nevada geology calendar 2023: Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology Calendar 2023.

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Original Product Code: CAL2023