Balanced rock in the Moenkopi Formation
NPS photo by Neal Herbert
Triassic Period (208 to 245 million years ago)
Tropical tidal flat
Dark red-brown, ledge-forming sandstones and siltstones
Irregular slopes with ledges just above the White Rim Road at the Island in the Sky District of Canyonlands
Flash animations manage to simplify the story of Canyonlands.
Last Updated: 10/13/2015