Claron Formation at Bryce Canyon National Park
This layer does not occur in Canyonlands, but is the uppermost riser of the so-called "Grand Staircase", forming the Pink Cliffs.
Early Tertiary Period (1.6 to 66 million years ago)
Lakes and streams
Banded deposits of iron-rich sandstones and conglomerates
Dominant rock formations at Bryce Canyon National Park
Flash animations manage to simplify the story of Canyonlands.
Last Updated: 05/04/2015