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Day 8: Capitol Reef National Park. Go to More Photos for Day 8?


Overview of this Site
Between the eastern side of Capitol Reef National Park and the town of Hanksville is an excellent place to examine Cretaceous strata. Compared to the Permian and Triassic rocks examined on Day 7, the Cretaceous rocks have abundant evidence of a much more humid climate