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Black Canyon National Park in Colorado

Black Canyon National Park Description. The Black Canyon of the Gunnison's unique and spectacular landscape was formed slowly by the action of water and rock scouring down through hard Proterozoic crystalline rock. No other canyon in North America combines the narrow opening, sheer walls, and startling depths offered by the Black Canyon of the Gunnison.

Like pages in a book, the rock layers of Black Canyon and Curecanti tell a story of past environments, ancient animals and dynamic processes of change. But unlike a book that we can read in a short time, this geologic book has to be read from a different point of view. Time is thrown out of balance here, and we need to see the land from a very different perspective.

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Current Weather for Black Canyon National Park

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Temperature 4.0° F Sunrise 7:15 am
Feels Like 4.0° F Sunset 4:48 pm
Barometer 30.64 Wind calm
Dewpoint -0.9° F Gusts none
Humidity 80% Visibility 10 miles
Reported by NOAA on Dec 12 2017, 7:56 am MST from Gunnison, Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport, CO

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