Exploring the Evidence
Constructive and Deconstructive Forces
Watch the following videos of floods in the Monument. Notice the amount of sediment the water is carrying. After the water recedes, what evidence would you expect to see?
On your field trip, during your hike in No Thoroughfare canyon, look for evidence of flash flooding in the past.
Did You Know?
Colorado National Monument's Independence Monument is 450 feet tall from its base to its top. The top of Independence Monument is 5,739 feet in elevation.