Created 1-Dec-11
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Facts about Arches National Park:
1. Established by Presidential Proclamation on April 12, 1929 as a national monument and then on November 12, 1971 as a National Park.
2. Arches National Park preserves over 2,000 natural sandstone arches, like the world-famous Delicate Arch, and Landscape Arch, as well as many other unusual rock
3. The park contains the greatest density of natural arches in the world formed through the forces of nature acting in concert to create the landscape of Arches.
4. The average annual precipitation is 10 inches.
5. There are 2,000 documented arches in the park.
6. Arches is located in a high desert, with elevations ranging from 4,085 to 5,653 feet above sea level.
7. On a daily basis, temperatures may fluctuate as much as 50 degrees
Arches National Park - North Window  UT-7Arches National Park  UT-12Arches National Park  UT-13Double Arches at Arches National Park  UT-11

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