Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument

Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument
National preserve, southern Utah, U.S. Created a national monument in 1996, it covers 1.

7 million acres (0.7 million hectares). Its western section has cliffs and plateaus, and its eastern section has canyons along the Escalante River. Dinosaur tracks have been found there. The area was once inhabited by the Anasazi people.

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