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Geology Fieldnotes: Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
Visitors can access park geology information, photographs, related links, visitor information, multimedia resources, and resources for teaching geology with National Park examples. The park geology section discusses the Grand Canyon's geologic history, structural geology, and features a question-and-answer section about the canyon. The history of the canyon as a park and environmental issues surrounding it are also discussed. A geologic cross section of the canyon showing the various rock layers is included.
Intended for grade levels:
  • High (9-12)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Guide for field trip
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
Subject:
  • Environmental science
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geologic time
    • Geology
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Information presented on this web-site, unless otherwise indicated, is considered in the public domain. It may be distributed or copied as is permitted by the law. Not all information on this web-site has been created or is owned by the NPS. If you wish to use any non-NPS material, you must seek permission directly from the owning (or holding) sources.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-005-141
Related resources:
This resource is referenced by 'Tour of Park Geology: Fossils'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: National Park Service, Geologic Resources Division