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Border Hills Structural Zone

Border Hills Structural Zone
Border Hills Structural Zone

Border Hills Structural Zone is one of several buckles on the Pecos slope located in otherwise gently dipping Permian strata. It is a rare example of wrench faulting found outside the Pacific Coast region.

Location: Lincoln County, NM

Year designated: 1980

Acres: 1,858

Ownership: Federal, Private


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Last Updated: June 28, 2012