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    Arches

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Geology of Arches Video

The sculpted rock landscape of Arches compels the imagination to ponder, "How did this form?" Geologists ask the same question, continually refining their understanding through years of study. This video clip compresses decades of scientific learning - and hundreds of millions of years of planetary time - into a short (3.5 minute) animation.

 

Did You Know?

Mule Deer

Feeding wildlife can be very detrimental to their health. It can destroy their natural ability to find food and create a dependency on humans. Animals that develop such a dependency often become aggressive toward humans and must be relocated or even killed.