Geology of Arches Video

The sculpted rock landscape of Arches compels the imagination to ponder, "How did this form?" Geologists ask the same question, continually refining their understanding through years of study. This video clip compresses decades of scientific learning - and hundreds of millions of years of planetary time - into a short (3.5 minute) animation.

 

Geology of Arches

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Duration:
3 minutes, 32 seconds

Witness 300 million years of planetary change unfold in 3.5 minutes, creating the valleys, arches, and spires visible in the park today.

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