Warped Strata

Strata are layers of sediments or rocks, while stratigraphy is the interpretation of layers that have accumulated over time, and which may have been deformed, even overturned after their deposition. According to the Law of Superposition, younger strata normally accumulated above older strata.

This page has a photo of Antelope Canyon plus links to more photographs of this beautiful slot canyon near Rage, Arizona. More Antelope Canyon photos, and, from the same photographer, landscape photographs. Near to Antelope Canyon are these beautiful sculpted strata of lithified sand dunes in the Paria Canyon/Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness.

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