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The Rift Valley

50-80 million years ago two ancient techtonic plates collided, one subducted below another while sliding along the boundary. It pushed and twisted the lands to the east such that it formed a most unusual fault, a tear in the Earth itself. Along that fault are a number of unusual geologic formations.
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Candyland
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The Narrows
:: The Narrows ::
Double Arch
:: Double Arch ::
Serrated Hills
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The Rock
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