Was arizona ever underwater?

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Grant Hermiston asked a question: Was arizona ever underwater?
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Date created: Thu, Mar 4, 2021 5:45 AM
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Arizona was still covered by a shallow sea during the ensuing Cambrian period of the Paleozoic era. Brachiopods, trilobites and other contemporary marine life of Arizona left behind remains in the western region of the state… Deposition resumed during the Devonian when Arizona was once more submerged by the sea.

  • During the last four periods of the Paleozoic, Arizona was mainly under water. The rocks deposited during this time represent deposition on a continental shelf environment. There were several episodes of transgression (encroaching) and regression of the sea from the west.

Arizona was still covered by a shallow sea during the ensuing Cambrian period of the Paleozoic era. Brachiopods, trilobites and other contemporary marine life of Arizona left behind remains in the western region of the state. The sea withdrew from the state during the Ordovician and Silurian.

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no Arizona was never underwater!

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