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Death Valley geology through time

spacer image This time scale lists some of the important events in Death Valley National Park’s geologic history. To start at Death Valley's beginning, read the scale from the bottom up. To learn more about each time period, click on the time scale.
time scale/ Death Valley geologic history
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