Landscape and Panoramic Photography

Trees on Cross Bedding

The winding road through the east side of Zion National Park cuts through multiple spectacular sandstone domes. These hills appear small from a distance until you see the trees growing on their flanks; the cross bedding is at least 5-10 meters high, with each curved,petrified deposit standing taller than the trees growing on the hillside. On a clear day (such as in the panorama, below), the red and white sandstone stands out in stark contrast against the deep blue sky behind.

Sandstone_Bluff_TreesSandstone Bluff and Trees, Zion National Park, UT (16″x44″)

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  1. Reblogged this on GEOmayour.

    April 6, 2014 at 15:56

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