Nature Blows My Mind! The Salty Beginnings of Famous Natural Arches

Natural Arches

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The naturally formed arches that decorate Arches National Park are spectacular. Some are vast and sweeping while others are a bit more Dr. Seuss-like in shape and balance. However, they all have something similar in common -- a unique way of how they were formed. They were not created by wind or by water -- two elements one might expect for carving rock into such odd shapes. No, they have a far more interesting story.

Click through this slideshow to find out how they were formed and how you might even get to name your own arch!