Rainbow Bridge National Monument

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With a span of 275 feet, Rainbow Bridge gracefully arches to a height of 290 feet. The top is 42 feet thick and 33 feet wide. The bridge's predominant color is salmon-pink, with dark stains called desert varnish, caused by iron oxide (hematite). Afternoon sunlight makes the coloration especially brilliant.


Rainbow Bridge National Monument
P.O. Box 1507, Page, AZ 86040, 928-608-6404
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DVD on Lake Powell and the Rainbow Bridge

DVD CHAPTERS:
1 Introduction
2 Early Cultures
3 Lees Ferry
4 Glen Canyon Dam
5 Lake Tours
6 Rainbow Bridge
7 Water & Recreation
8 Hiking
9 Page, Arizona
10 Marinas


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