Sandstone Rocks in Vermillion Cliffs

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Crossbeds of Navajo sandstone paint the Coyote Buttes in hues created by the precipitation of oxides. From a 3,000-foot-high escarpment to a canyon 2,500 feet deep, Vermilion Cliffs National Monument encloses a remote and unspoiled, 294,000-acre geologic treasure on the border of Arizona and Utah north of the Grand Canyon.
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