Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Superstition Cliffs -- A Study Number Four

The Superstition Mountains were formed from five (or four, depending on the source) large volcanic caldera explosions. Most of the cliffs are Ryolite or welded tuff. Because of the overlapping nature of the formations, there is no clear drainage pattern and the canyons run all different directions. It is extremely difficult to navigate until you become used to the terrain.

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