Latest Canyon Stories
The shared geological features found in U-shaped bedrock canyons both in south-central Idaho and on the surface of Mars are likely the result of massive floods, according to research appearing in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
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Submarine canyons play an important role in maintaining high levels of biodiversity of small invertebrates in the seafloor sediments of the main and northwestern Hawaiian Islands, according to research from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.
A geologist-led tour among the diverse rock types that can be found in the canyons, mesas, and badlands of Northern New Mexico.
A new study reveals the first geochemical evidence that the 150-mile long Tsangpo Gorge was the conduit by which megafloods from glacial lakes drained suddenly and catastrophically.
New Geosphere articles posted online 11 Jan. and 5 Feb. 2013 include additions to the "Origin and Evolution of the Sierra Nevada and Walker Lane" series, the "Neogene Tectonics and Climate-Tectonic Interactions in the Southern Alaskan Orogen" series, and the "Crevolution 2: Origin and Evolution of the Colorado River System II" series.
A new study indicates that the Grand Canyon was largely carved out about 70 million years ago, putting it in a time when dinosaurs were around and might have peeked over the rim.
Some of the steepest mountain slopes in the world got that way because of the interplay between terrain uplift associated with plate tectonics and powerful streams cutting into hillsides.
Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is located in the western portion of Colorado in the United States. The park holds 30,750 acres of land that was once inhabited by Native Americans, including the Ute people. The first recorded American presence in the area occurred in 1881, when the Denver and Rio Grande Western Railroad encountered the area, taking nearly two years to build a line through the canyon. This railroad moved from Denver, Colorado to Salt Lake City and was a main line...
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