Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument


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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Many more exciting fossils await discovery in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
Proclaiming the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
Proclamation of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument was an expansive use of the Antiquities Act.
The land that makes up the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument had been at the center of controversy since as early as 1936 when Secretary of the Interior Harold Ickes proposed to set aside nearly 11 acres of land in southeast Utah as the Escalante National Monument (Alexander, Campbell, Miller, and Poll 1989; Durrant 2007).
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, 190 East Center Street, Kanab, UT 84741
2477 also represents a powerful tool for mounting an ex post facto retaliation against President Clinton for his creation in September 1996 of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
In addition to the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon and the new Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument are just north.
We take Utah 12 east from Bryce toward Escalante, Utah--a town of 818 residents that sits at the northern boundary of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
To the north is the new Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.
The Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument will protect countless slickrock formations, riparian vegetation, and diverse wildlife and is a step toward satisfying the conservation community's goal of protecting 5.
Clinton created the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by drawing on a 90-year-old law that allows him to act without congressional approval, thus sidestepping Utah's elected Republican congressional leaders and ignoring pleas from Utah's Gov.
It had been our first taste of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, the West's newest national treasure, and we were still coming down from the high.