National Geographic : 1932 Jul
c()Iational ueograpnic society INatural Color Photograph byJrred Payne Clatworthy TESTIMONY IN STONE TO NATURE'S MEASURELESS FORCES The soaring pinnacles of sandstone in the Garden of the Gods near Colorado Springs once. lay horizontally. But when mighty geologic forces pushed up the molten granite core of the Rockies millions of years ago, the sandstones were draggedfrom their beds and stood onend. Through unnumbered centuries, other natural forces, rain, frost and wind, have carved them into the grotesqueforms ofto-day. The Garden of theGods area is a park, owned by the cities of Colorado Springs and Manitou.