Category:Surprise Canyon Formation
English: The Surprise Canyon Formation, a thin, channel-fill sequence, upon the surface of the (high-cliff-walled, red)-Redwall Limestone in Grand Canyon, Arizona, Southwest United States. Some example,specific landforms along Inner Gorge (West Granite Gorge), below Grand Canyon Village, are: Bradley Point, Demaray Point, (prominence region)-Howlands Butte, (same)-Hawkins Butte, (south ridges)-Buddha Temple, (south ridges)-Zoroaster Temple; (en:Isis Temple-(the en:horst), not found, must have been a high point). Also from the South Rim, (north base)-en:Newton Butte, Lyell Butte. (the formation is quite prevalent in many landforms (but not all), in the Grand Canyon Village, Inner Gorge region)
Member sequence (Redwall, top-to-bottom):
Bb--Surprise Canyon Formation-(where present upon Redwall)
((en:Tonto Group, units 3,2,1--(3)Muav Limestone, (2)Bright Angel Shale, (1)en:Tapeats Sandstone))
(A3D)--(where present)--Temple Butte Formation
(oldest-(bottom of sequences))
This category has the following 8 subcategories, out of 8 total.
Media in category "Surprise Canyon Formation"
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- Grand Canyon 20060612.jpg 3,504 × 2,336; 2.85 MB
- Grand Canyon 2011 By helicopter.JPG 3,648 × 2,736; 2.34 MB
- Grand Canyon geologic column.jpg 600 × 836; 68 KB
- Grand Canyon. North Rim. Grand Canyon Lodge 06.JPG 2,239 × 3,194; 1.43 MB
- Grandcanyon view3.jpg 2,048 × 1,536; 664 KB
- Mather Point, Grand Canyon (6630241245).jpg 1,600 × 890; 756 KB
- Stratigraphy of the Grand Canyon.png 600 × 819; 1.48 MB
- Sumner Butte.jpg 3,000 × 2,000; 4.7 MB