Devil's Slide (Utah)

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For other places with the same name, see Devil's Slide.

Coordinates: 41°03′49″N 111°32′53″W / 41.06361°N 111.54806°W / 41.06361; -111.54806

Front view in Fall of 2008.

Devil's Slide is an unusual geological formation located in northern Utah's Weber Canyon, near the community of Croydon in Morgan County, Utah, United States. The slide consists of two parallel limestone strata that have been tilted to lie vertical, protruding 40 feet (12 m) out of the mountainside. Intervening layers have eroded more quickly, forming a channel some 25 feet (7.6 m) wide running hundreds of feet down the mountain.[1]

I-84 runs right past Devil's Slide, which can be clearly seen from the road. There are parking areas on both sides of the highway for viewing the slide.[2]

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  1. ^ Ege, Carl (April 2003). "Nature's version of a playground slide—Devils Slide, Morgan County, Utah". Survey Notes (Utah Geological Survey) 35 (2): p.12. ISSN 1061-7930. Retrieved November 1, 2008. 
  2. ^ "Landmarks". Morgan County Historical Society. Retrieved March 6, 2008. 

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