19 Jun '16, 2pm

Zion National Park

If you go up one step from the Grand Canyon on the geological “Grand Staircase” of the western United States, you will reach Zion National Park. Zion is the middle step on this tilted, eroded, staircase-like feature of the Colorado Plateau. It connects the very old, exposed sedimentary rocks of the Grand Canyon with the relatively newer rocks of Bryce Canyon. The images above, acquired by the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 , show Zion National Park, which spans 593 square kilometers (229 square miles) of semi-arid desert in southwestern Utah. The four images show the four seasons, starting with fall 2015 (top left) and progressing clockwise. Most rainfall and snowmelt runs off of the hard, dry surfaces; only a small percent percolates through the sandstone to collect as groundwater. Runoff long ago helped jumpstart erosion in the area, but it wasn’t until about...

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Zion National Park

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Why is it so hard to create a national park?

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