Mississipian Marble (06/08/2006) A road cut uncovers a layer of Mississipian Marble in Big Cottonwood Canyon.
Kayenta Layer (10/01/2006) A road cut exposes the Kayenta Formation which has layers of silt and sand deposits.
Road Cut (10/01/2006) This road cut in Cedar Canyon exposes some relatively recent Sandstone. It is interesting how this chalky stone has eroded since the digging of the road cut.
Americans excel at moving earth. This gallery contains pictures of road cuts. Road cuts often stand out as ugly eye sores in otherwise prestine environments. In a few cases road cuts uncover the under lying geology allowing travelers a first hand look at the marvelous geological processes that formed this planet.