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Layers of Geological History

The dark diagonal gash is the deepest part of the Grand Canyon where the Colorado River flows thousands of feet below through some of the oldest rock on the face of planet Earth. This is an early morning shot from Bright Angel Point with the sun still creating shadows on the west-facing formations. Those bumps on the horizon are the San Francisco Peaks west of Flagstaff, with an elevation of 12,633 feet (3,851 m), almost 4,000 ft above Bright Angel Point.

 

Happy Independence Day to my American Friends. And a great day to everyone else!

 

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Taken on May 29, 2012