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Chuck Hickey, “One Lane on Both Decks of I-70 in Glenwood Canyon Reopens After Rock Slide,” KDVR, March 10, 2016.

Michael N. Machette, Mary-Margaret Coates, and Margo L. Johnson, “2007 Rocky Mountain Section Friends of the Pleistocene Field Trip—Quaternary Geology of the San Luis Basin of Colorado and New Mexico, September 7–9,” US Geological Survey Open-File Report 2007-1193 (September 2007).

R. F. Madole, J. H. Romig, J. N. Aleinikoff, D. P. VanSistine, and E. Y. Yacob, “On the Origin and Age of the Great Sand Dunes, Colorado,” Geomorphology 99 (October 2008).

Vincent Matthews: Messages in Stone: Colorado’s Colorful Geology, 2nd ed. (Denver: Colorado Geological Survey, 2009).

Jonathan L. White, Matthew L. Morgan, Karen A. Berry, “The West Salt Creek Landslide: A Catastrophic Rockslide and Rock/Debris Avalanche in Mesa County, Colorado,” Colorado Geological Survey Bulletin 55 (2015).

Additional Information: 

Andrew Alden, “Colorado Geologic Map,”, updated March 27, 2016.