Stratigraphy of Bryce Canyon National Park and Vicinity

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Bryce Canyon National Park stratigraphy
Bryce Canyon

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Generalized stratigraphy after , Davis, G. H. and Pollock, G. L., 2000, Geology of Bryce Canyon National Park, Grand County, Utah: In Geology of Utah's Parks and Monuments, Sprinkel, D.A., Chidsey, T. C., and Anderson, P. B., editors, Utah Geological Association Publication 28., p. 37-60.

See also:

Hintze, L. F., 1988, Geologic History of Utah; A Field Guide to Utah's Rocks: Brigham Young University Geology Studies Special Publication 7, p. 194 [Bryce Canyon-Escalante Area].

Stratigraphic unit information is modified from the USGS GeoLex (Lexicon of Geology):

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Last modified: 1/7/2011
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