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Garden of the Gods, Colorado Springs, Colorado. The outstanding geologic features of the park are the ancient sedimentary beds of red, blue, purple, and white sandstones, conglomerates and limestone that were deposited horizontally, but have now been tilted vertically and faulted by the immense mountain building forces caused by the uplift of the Pikes Peak massif. The Garden of the Gods was given to the city of Colorado Springs in 1909 by the children of Charles Eliott Perkins in fulfilment...
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