Ranger Minute - How Old? (mov)
Ranger Minutes are short audiocasts or videocasts in which a park ranger shares interesting stories and information about Grand Canyon National Park.
|How Old Is The Grand Canyon ? - Duration 01m 58s
Written and Produced by David Smith
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||34kb PDF File
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Often described as Earth's greatest geological showcase, the ensemble of stunning dimensions — the melding of depth, width, and length — sets Grand Canyon apart. Nowhere else features such a dazzling variety of colorful rock layers, impressive buttes, and shadowed side canyons. Grand Canyon is the Illustration: canyon against which all other canyons are compared.
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This is page 6 from the Grand Canyon Guide newspaper.
Some of the photos in Ranger David's presentation are from the United States Geological Survey's Grand Canyon Website
. Click here
to see more USGS photography of Grand Canyon National Park. This includes views along and within the canyon and a collection of historic images along the Colorado River taken by the Powell Expedition of 1872. Website images include both standard photograph and 3D views (as anaglyphs
- requiring red-and-cyan 3D viewing glasses).
The Grand Age of Rocks: The Numeric Ages for Rocks Exposed within Grand Canyon