Painted Hills

Painted Hills in Oregon
Painted Hills in Oregon. / Jake Khuon, Flickr / CC BY-NC 2.0
Spectacular outcroppings of colored rocks over a larger area. There are red colored laterite outcroppings, dark colored layers of lignite and grey colored mudstone, siltstone and shale layers. Rocks contain many fossils of early horses, camels and other animals.

Location, GPS coordinates: 44.64834 N -120.26134 W
Categories: Rock formations, Fossil finds
Values: Geology, Biology, Visual
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars (2.5 / 5)
Where is located? North America, United States, Oregon, Wheeler County

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