Canyonlands National Park Burro Canyon

Burro Canyon and Cedar Mountain Formation


Early Cretaceous (64 to 144 million years ago)

Depositional Environment



Brown, ledge-forming sandstones.


Visible in some areas of Arches Natioal Park and in canyons along Highway 666 east of Monticello and around Hovenweep National Monument.

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