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Grand View Point

Grand View Point – Grand View Point is the southernmost point along the Island in the Sky scenic drive. The viewpoint is about a 15-minute drive from the visitor center

A Shelter From the Weather

A Shelter From the Weather – The centuries of erosion into this sandstone formation has revealed the many layers of sediment that were laid down to create the formation.  In its current state, the formation looks to offer shelter from the weather. Grand View Point, Canyonlands National Park, Utah.

A Pile of Rocks

A Pile of Rocks – Canyonlands National Park, Utah has a variety of different rock formations.  This one seems at first glance to be just a pile of rocks.  Of course, that is not what it is at all.

A Study Of Curves

A Study Of Curves – A close-in look at the centuries of erosion to the face of this sandstone feature can easily lead to a study of curves. Grand View Point, Canyonlands National Park, Utah.

A Grand View Indeed

A grand view indeed – As seen at Grand View Point in Canyonlands National Park, Utah. It is difficult to isolate the grandeur to a single viewpoint. Everywhere one looks another just as grand or even more grand view awaits.

The Power Of Water On Display

The Power Of Water On Display – The deep canyons carved by the Green River are examples of the power of water on display at Canyonlands National Park, Utah.

A Natural Wonder

A Natural Wonder – The wind and water have eroded the sandstone in some strange ways over tens of thousands of years resulting in a natural wonder of how did this happen? Grand View Point – Canyonlands National Park, Utah

Layer Upon Layer

Layer Upon Layer – At Grand View Point in Canyonlands National Park, Utah one can see where layer upon layer of sand was laid down to eventually form these wonderful formations.

Contrasts in Nature

Contrasts in Nature –  Contrasts in Nature illustrates the differences that exist within a single view.  The dark red sandstone that was laid down in obvious layers over a millennium, the rich vegetation with contrasting greens and the soft whites and blues of the sky.  Further evidence of this contrast in nature is seen in …

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