SEDIMENTARY ROCKS TOUR

Learn about sedimentary rocks by clicking on the links below. 

   INTRODUCTION       DETRITAL ROCKS      CHEMICAL ROCKS      BIOCHEMICAL ROCKS  

           ENVIRONMENTAL CLUES      CREDITS  

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The image above is the western end of Grand Canyon showing the distinctive layering of sedimentary rocks, and where lava once flowed over the Canyon rim and formed a dam across the Colorado River.

This web site is a product of Bruce Perry and the Department of Geological Sciences, California State University at Long Beach.   All rights are reserved.   Please see CREDITS page for further information.

 

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