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    Lake Mead

    National Recreation Area AZ,NV

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Liberty Bell Arch

Liberty Bell Arch Illustration

Liberty Bell Arch is located in a very accessible region of the park. It is so named for it's resemblance to the famous Liberty Bell, at Independence National Historic Park in Pennsylvania. It even includes the "clapper", or the round part of the bell that causes it to ring.

Over millions of years nature formed this geologic structure that is more commonly found in Arches National Monument.

Over geologic time erosion through wind and water created this unusual arch formation.

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Liberty Bell Arch location map
 

How Arches are Made


Arches are created through a process spanning over millions of years. The Following video shows the 300 million years of change that created arches, like the Liberty Bell Arch.

 

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Did You Know?

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"I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out until sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in." -- John Muir