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Grand Canyon born on East coast

Uranium-dating reveals origin of western US sandstone.

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  1. Dickinson, W. R. & Gehrels, G. E. U-Pb ages of detrital zircons from Permian and Jurassic eolian sandstones of the Colorado Plateau, USA: paleogeographic implications. Sedimentary Geology, published online, doi:10.1019/S0037-0738(03)00158-1 (2003).

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Mason, B. Grand Canyon born on East coast. Nature (2003).

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