• Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

    Black Canyon Of The Gunnison

    National Park Colorado

6: Additional Resources

Geologic Time, Online Edition by William L. Newman

This USGS online publication provides a thorough introduction to relative verses, absolute dating and the developmental history of the geologic time scale.

Fossils, Rocks and Time, Lucy E. Edwards and John Pojeta, Jr.

In this USGS online publication, learn the important role that fossils play in shaping the geologic time scale.

Did You Know?

Upper Black Canyon/Morrow Point Reservoir

The Black Canyon stretches far beyond the 14 miles within the national park. Including the canyon within Curecanti National Recreation Area and Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area, the total length is 53 miles.