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Natural Bridges National Monument: An Erosion Masterpiece

Natural Bridges National Monument is a U.S. National Monument located about 50 miles (80 km) northwest of the Four Corners boundary of southeast Utah, in the western United States, at the junction of White Canyon and Armstrong Canyon, part of the Colorado River drainage. It features the second largest natural bridge in the world, carved from the white Permian sandstone of the Cedar Mesa Formation that gives White Canyon its name. The three bridges in the park are named Kachina, Owachomo, and Sipapu (the largest), which are all Hopi names. A natural bridge is formed through erosion by water flowing in the stream bed of the canyon. During periods of flash floods, particularly, the stream undercuts the walls of rock that separate the meanders (or “goosenecks”) of the stream, until the rock wall within the meander is undercut and the meander is cut off; the new stream bed then flows underneath the bridge. Eventually, ...

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Tripping Through Southern Utah: 10 Part Series

This is a 10 part series of videos, photographs, and information about the scenic wonders of Southern Utah and Southwestern Colorado. All of the photographs and videos have been taken using an iPhone 5 mainly because I forgot my Go Pro and DSLR camera at home. I am such an idiot! Areas of Southern Utah that will be showcased: Burr Trail Arches National Park Bryce Canyon National Park Zion National Park Capitol Reef National Park Kodachrome Basin Canyonlands National Park  Valley of the Gods & Monument Valley Natural Bridges National Monument Mesa Verde National Park (I know its not in Southern Utah, but it is close!) Click HERE to visit the TTS store filled with original products!  Hope you enjoy this 10 part series! Follow TTS on ...

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