Re: [Z_Scale] Re: Ground Color and Cover Material
- The Pecos River Bridge is awesome!
If you can, try to drive through the Oilton/Mirando
City area. It's way off the beaten path and I've never
been there. From what I hear, the terrain might be
interesting. Nothing as dramatic, though, as Austin
and the Hill Country.
--- Reynard Wellman <micron@...> wrote:
> Hello Tom,__________________________________________________
> I took a tour of the Rio Grande from Laredo
> to Matamoros and Boca Chica and found the
> geology to be most tropical in floral appearance,
> not having much in the way of limestone or
> sandstone outcroppings. Up river, like you say,
> is most interesting geologically and most notably
> at the Del Rio - Pecos River RR bridge crossing.
> Now there's a bridge! Positively scary over the
> Ain't scenery fun!
> On Sep 5, 2006, at 7:44 PM, Tom Fisher wrote:
> > Well, actually there is "terrain" in South Texas
> > comparison to let's say the Llano Estacado or the
> > Panhandle of Texas or Oklahoma or the Bonneville
> > Flats.
> > There's even rock leges along portions of the Rio
> > Grande from Lake Falcon or Lake Amistad going
> > I've heard that there are a few other rock
> > outcroppings south of San Antonio. There are some
> > small falls at Falls City. Supposedly, there are
> > outcroppings in Fayette County and Mirando City,
> > I've never actually seen a rock outcropping in
> > Texas except along the Rio Grande north of Laredo.
> > >EDITED
> > >
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