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Colorado National Monument
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Uploaded by Beth Holt on 07 Oct 2018 in Box Elder

Independence Monument was once part of a massive rock wall that separated two canyons. Weathering and erosion breached the wall and parts collapsed. At 450-feet high it is the largest free-standing rock formation in the park and every July 4th climbers place the American Flag atop the formation.

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