Figure 1. Great Canyon National Park conserves a renowned geologic landscaping and budget starting from 1,840 to 270 million yrs old, including diverse paleontological resources;

unconsolidated area deposits; a complicated tectonic and erosion records; and Pliocene to Holocene volcanic build up. The Colorado River founded its course through canyon about six million years ago, and most likely advanced from pre-existing drainages to its existing training course. Geologic processes, such as erosion of tributaries and mountains, and effective tectonics always shape the canyon nowadays. The geologic record in fantastic Canyon is a vital medical chronicle and is mainly in charge of their inspiring scenery. Read more