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Places of Geologic SignificanceSnow Canyon State Park - St. George, UT

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A large state park just north west of St. George and I-15. The above coordinates are for the visitor center and campground.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Utah

date approved: 8/5/2018

last visited: 8/5/2018

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Places of Geologic SignificanceZion Canyon - Springdale, UT

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Millions of years of erosion from the Virgin River, and you get Zion Canyon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Utah

date approved: 3/28/2016

last visited: 2/9/2019

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Places of Geologic SignificanceHow Zion Canyon was Formed - Zion National Park - Springdale, UT

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This is an National Park Service interpretive panel located near the Temple of Sinawava explaining the origin of Zion Canyon and the formation of the Narrows.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Utah

date approved: 10/19/2016

last visited: never

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Places of Geologic SignificanceZion Narrows

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The Zion Narrows is an impressive geomporpholical feature called a slot canyon. At its narrowest near Orderville Canyon further up river, the narrows is only 16 feet wide and 1000 feet deep.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TerryDad2

location: Utah

date approved: 1/30/2007

last visited: 11/19/2018

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Places of Geologic SignificanceCheckerboard Mesa - Zion National Park

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This roadside lookout serves as a viewpoint for the nearby mesa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc

location: Utah

date approved: 5/28/2011

last visited: 2/9/2019

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSilica Dome - Overton, NV

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One of the most visited places in Valley of Fire, is also where Captain Kirk died in Star Trek: Generations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Nevada

date approved: 4/1/2016

last visited: 4/1/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceFire Canyon - Overton, NV

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One of the most visited places in Valley of Fire, is also where Captain Kirk died in Star Trek: Generations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Nevada

date approved: 4/1/2016

last visited: 4/1/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceSeven Sisters ~ Valley of Fire State Park

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The Seven Sisters are columns of red sandstone left standing in a group after erosion has had its effects over thousands of years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member brwhiz

location: Nevada

date approved: 9/14/2012

last visited: 4/11/2019

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Places of Geologic SignificanceValley of Fire State Park - Overton, NV

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The Valley of Fire State Park is located 50 miles northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada, and covers an area of 34,880 acres. It is an area of worldwide geologic interest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Nevada

date approved: 4/12/2008

last visited: 2/23/2018

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Places of Geologic SignificanceBryce Canyon, Utah

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Bryce Canyon National Park is in Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Utah

date approved: 11/22/2012

last visited: 5/13/2016

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Places of Geologic SignificanceTravertine Deposits of Havasu Falls - Supai, AZ

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This is the second of many falls you will pass on the way to the Colorado River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Arizona

date approved: 4/15/2012

last visited: 4/15/2012

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