Natural Bridges National Monument

Natural Bridges National Monument, 7,636 acres (3,093 hectares), SE Utah est. 1908. Located in an area of colored cliffs and box canyons, the monument contains three huge natural sandstone bridges: Owachomo (also called Rock Mound), 106 ft (32 m) high with a span of 180 ft (55 m) Kachina, 210 ft (64 m) high with a span of 206 ft (63 m) and Sipapu, 220 ft (67 m) high with a span of 268 ft (82 m). See National Parks and Monuments , table.

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