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?



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sciencegal99 wrote on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 18:55:

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

scientist2001 wrote on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 17:16:

I think it is from a dry river.

bphodnefield wrote on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 15:29:

erosion and water washing it away.

budgysmom wrote on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 15:18:

Creeks form the slot canyons.

Anonymous wrote on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 12:34:

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

joy11joy wrote on Tue, 04/16/2013 - 10:36:

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