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Is Grand Canyon 70 Million Years Old?

Posted: Nov. 29th, 2012  |  By DailyLuxe News

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Now there is a debate in the science community on whether the Grand Canyon is actually that old or if there were two canyons instead. While the argument among the various groups of scientist rages on, the grandeur or the Grand Canyon remains unquestionable. 

“Our data detects a major canyon sitting there about 70 million years ago,” said Rebecca Flowers, 36, a geologist at the University of Colorado and the lead author of a paper published online Thursday by the journal Science. “We know it’s going to be controversial.”

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