The Formation Of Canyonlands

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This site was formed by the Earth’s crust which began to alter. Then the its crust cracked and molten rock rose from beneath the surface, but before reaching the surface the molten rock also known as magma, cooled creating pockets and then erosion took place. After millions of years of erosion of rock that came from distant mountain ranges, and nearly three million years ago rock layers were deposited to have created sedimentary rocks. These rocks that have been through the process of erosion, were laid down by deposition, by rivers and lakes. The type of rock that the Canyonlands is made up of is sedimentary rock and as it was forming there was igneous rocks involved.
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