Conor Watkins And
J. David Rogers
Colorado Plateau Research
Landslippage Near Colorado City, AZ
significant landslides have also been recongnized near Colorado City,
AZ. The formations comprising the escarpment are the same as those
at the Vermilion Cliffs near House Rock and Marble Canyon. There
are not nearly as many slides at this location because the Chine Shale
is not exposed. The cliffs north of Colorado City are called Caanan
Mountain by some.
The cliffs north of Colorado City, AZ resemble the Vermilion Cliffs
near House Rock and Marble Canyon from a distance.
As one gets closer, it becomes apparent that the cliffs behind Colorado
City, AZ do not have nearly as many large landslides as the Vermilion
Cliffs. Some small slides are visible in this picture.
The largest slide identified along this set of cliffs is located west
of Colorado City along Arizona Highway 389. It is a large complex
slide and resembles many along the Vermilion Cliffs.
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