Cedar Breaks National Monument


Cedar Breaks National Monument

geographical name

Definition of CEDAR BREAKS NATIONAL MONUMENT

reservation SW Utah NE of Zion National Park containing a vast natural amphitheater

Cedar Breaks National Monument

geographical name    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Preserve, southwestern Utah, U.S. Established as a national monument in 1933, it consists of a vast natural amphitheatre (10 sq mi [26 sq km]) eroded in a limestone escarpment. Iron and manganese oxide impurities in the cliff produce an amazing variety of colours that change constantly.

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