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Snapshots

  1. Time Slice

    Snapshot Title: Time Slice
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Grand Canyon - Hopi Point Overlook 180 Degree Panorama View
    Image Owner: Andy Lindahl



    Description:

    Icon snapshot for Grand Canyon NP Geology gallery: www.gigapan.org/galleries/7742/gigapans



  2. The Great Unconformity

    Snapshot Title: The Great Unconformity
    Taken by: Ron Schott

    Image: Grand Canyon - Hopi Point Overlook 180 Degree Panorama View
    Image Owner: Andy Lindahl



    Description:

    Steeply dipping 1.7 Ga (billion year old) Vishnu Schist beneath Cambrian Tapeats Sandstone. This is a wonderful example of a nonconformity - a type of unconformity where relatively flat-lying rocks o...