Grand Canyon trip planning Enlightened
Grand Canyon Geology
From ancient inland oceans to some of the oldest rocks on earth the Grand Canyon is a 1.2 billion year timeline of the earths history. Although the Grand Canyon itself only began forming 10 million years ago, its geologic timeline is a priceless record of the origins of our planet, and a precious gift to both scientists and humankind. Even if geology is not your cup of tea, learning even the basic on your grand canyon trip will give you a greater understanding and appreciation of this awesome National Park.