Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Wrinkled Earth





foot in the pines,  juniper capped
a checkerboarded monolith
horizontal bedding structures
expansion versus contraction
cause shallow vertical fractures
in orange-gray Navajo sandstone
classic sedimentary rock
extravagant geology
a trophy of old wrinkled earth










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Photo Location:  Zion National Park,  (Zion)  Utah