Wednesday July 30 2014
Science Photo of the Day #849

Science photo 849

Nancy and I recently visited one of the many slot canyons found in Utah. How do these deep, narrow canyons form?

See the answer.


i think that streams eroded the rock over time making a narrow canyon thingy.

I think...

I think it is from a dry river.


erosion and water washing it away.


Creeks form the slot canyons.

a guess

EARTHQUAKES!!!!! (THAT WAS A GUESS, and my caps was on sorry)


It looks like it forms by earthquakes. It looks like the two walls fit together.

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