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... br> Three miles down river we came to the confluence of the Green with the Yampa Rivers. Very strangely, the water of the Green is brown, although it was clearing slightly, but the water of the Yampa, which is almost always brown, is a beautiful green! The photo shows how the two rivers join, and that it takes a bit before the waters actually mingle. Opposite the Yampa's entrance is a huge, vertical rock called Steamboat Rock Drifting along side of ...
The Quarry Exhibit Hall is a building built over some very rich fossil beds. Around two thirds of the fossils had previously been removed. Then enough rock was removed to expose the next layer, which contains roughly 1,500 of fossilized bones. This layer of bones was left in place so you can see what the paleontologists saw.
I took the Fossil Discovery Trail to get back ...
... building has been built around a massive rock where fossils were uncovered in the early 1900's. The paleontologists believe that a large mass of dinosaurs gathered in a drying river bed, ran out of water, and died. Then, sometime later a flood occurred and the bones were pushed into a canyon area. The amusing part of the visit was the excitement of Morgan and Jackson in contrast to our budding paleontologist, Garrett, who was so worn out he rested on ...
... larger than I imagined." St. Peter then asked if there is anything he needed or wanted. The little mouse thought, and seeing how his legs were so small he asked for roller skates. So St. Peter agreed and gave him 4 little roller skates. A couple days later St. Peter saw the cat and asked the same questions. The cat replied, “Heaven is all I had dreamed and more. Yesterday I saw that you had meals on ...
... forming the beautiful gorge before us. When we visited Dinosaur National Monument we learned that early in its history, people wanted to build a dam beyond Echo Park and fill it with a reservoir/lake. Many protested as fossils and petroglyphs were found in the area. The resolution was to build a dam further upstream and that dam became Flaming Gorge Dam. General Powell once again enters our stories as this is the area he ...
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