Canyonlands National Park Curtis Formation

This layer does not occur in Canyonlands.

Deposited

Mid- to late-Jurassic (144 to 208 million years ago)

Depositional Environment

Shallow marine

Appearance

Sandstone, shale and gypsum forms slopes.

Example

Exposed along the Green River.

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