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Old House at Lees Ferry

Old House at Lees Ferry – From the eastern end of US 89 Alt, there is a turnoff to Navajo Bridge. After crossing the Navajo Bridge to the north side of the Colorado River, the road meanders to the northeast to the former site of Lees Ferry. The ferry has long since ceased to exist, …

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Natural Sandstone Art

Natural Sandstone Art – The countless sandstone formations found in Arches National Park, Utah can most certainly be considered as natural sandstone art.

Sandstone Mound With Tree

Sandstone Mound With Tree – In Kodachrome Basin State Park we found many examples of  sandstone features which have been softened by the constant attack of wind and water.  The result is a rounding of what remains of the feature.  Nature’s work on display.

Sandstone Mound

Sandstone Mound at Kodachrome Basin State Park – There are several holes worn into the mound that likely came from small stones tumbling around while the mound was under some prehistoric sea or lake.

Detail of the Sandstone Along the East Entrance Road in Zion National Park

Detail of the Sandstone – While driving on the East Entrance Road in Zion National Park I was struck by the visibility of the various layers of sandstone.  Over millennium deposits of sand of varying sources and makeup were distributed via wind and water.  The resulting sandstone shows these deposits as layers of varying colors.  …

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Kolob Canyon Zion National Park

Kolob Canyon Zion National Park – Sometimes words seem inadequate to describe what the eyes see.  This was the case with this scene.  I remember being more or less mesmerized by it.

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