Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park

Detailed Description

Erosion of the Claron Formation gives the Bryce Canyon area landscape its unique characteristics. This image was taken along the Mossy Cave Trail area along Highway 12. "At Bryce Canyon National Park, the Claron Formation is Eocene age, but regionally it ranges in age from Paleocene to middle Oligocene" (Davis and Pollock, 2000, p. 27 ). The strata of the Claron Formation formed from sediments deposited along streams and in lakes.

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Image Dimensions: 800 x 600

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Location Taken: US