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TitleHermit Shale Formation seen in Grand Canyon National Park, Coconino County, Arizona
DescriptionGood exposures of Hermit Shale above Soap Creek Rapids at about Mile 10.6 in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona. The Hermit Shale is made up of non-resistant red sandstones and siltstones, with some shale and intraformational conglomerates.
ChronostratigraphyLower Permian  (Wolfcampanian, Leonardian?)
LithostratigraphyHermit Formation
Geologic provinceColorado Plateau
LocationUSA ▹ Arizona ▹ Coconino. Near Grand Canyon. Grand Canyon National Park.
PhotographerJoseph Hartman. 1986.
CollectionJoseph Hartman P0694.
Key wordsGrand Canyon National Park, Hermit
Tech details792 KB. Outcrop. Kodachrome, TIFF format.
GeoDIL number1405