Interior of Grand Canyon with individual looking at rocks

New Study Links Geologic Features of Las Vegas’ Frenchman Mountain with Grand Canyon

Las Vegas Valley rock layer matches that of a famous interval of rocks at the Grand Canyon; findings reported in the journal Geology.

Exposure of the Frenchman Mountain Dolostone at 50-mile Creek in eastern Grand Canyon, with a member of the team of geologists who recently added this formation to the lexicon of Grand Canyon strata. (Photo by Steve Rowland)


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