How was the Grand Canyon Made?
From ancient inland oceans to some of the oldest rocks on earth the Grand Canyon is a 1.2 billion-year timeline of the earth’s history. Although the Grand Canyon itself only began forming recently geologically speaking, 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 basics on your Grand Canyon trip will give you a greater understanding and appreciation of this awesome National Park. Keep reading to learn more about how the Grand Canyon was formed. Read the guide below to learn more.