How old does this look?: New research says parts of the Grand Canyon may be 65 million years, or so, older than originally thought.
How old does this look?: New research says parts of the Grand Canyon may be 65 million years, or so, older than originally thought.Courtesy chensiyuan
Grand Canyon, could you please show us your birth certificate? A new theory that parts of the Grand Canyon were carved as far back as dinosaur days has geologists picking sides on a controversy. New research contends that the western end of the canyon might be up to 70 million years old, carved by an ancient river that flowed in the opposite direction of today's Colorado River. Conventional theories about the canyon had its aged pegged at 5 to 6 million years old.

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unknown says:

i think it is possible that it was around in the dino days.

posted on Sun, 12/30/2012 - 5:30pm

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