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Bryce Canyon: The Story Behind the Scenery John Bezy

Bryce Canyon: The Story Behind the Scenery

John Bezy

Published June 5th 2001
ISBN : 9780887142147
Paperback
64 pages
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At Bryce Canyon, differential erosion and weathering, and seeping groundwater have sculpted windows, arches, and other architectural oddities from the Claron formation. These features add visual excitement to the many scenic canyons that drain theMoreAt Bryce Canyon, differential erosion and weathering, and seeping groundwater have sculpted windows, arches, and other architectural oddities from the Claron formation. These features add visual excitement to the many scenic canyons that drain the eastern side of the Paunsaugunt Plateau. Bryce Canyon National Park, in southern Utah, was first set aside as a national monument in 1923 to preserve an amphitheater of colorful pinnacles, spires, and walls, all carved by erosive weathering.