Here are a few photos from a recent trip to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon.
In the Sedona area of northern Arizona, the layer of red rocks are a sandstone that was deposited about 300 million years ago, in the Permian Period. You can learn more about it here: A RED ROCK AREA. I took these photos in the Village of Oak Creek area, the views are truly vivid and breathtaking.
Vermilion Cliffs is up in northern Arizona, in the Arizona Strip area of the State. This area is part of the Colorado Plateau of the four corner states. Vermilion cliffs are made of sandstone, silt stone, limestone, and shale. The formations are thought to be eroded from water and wind over millions of years, exposing… Read More NORTHERN ARIZONA RED CLIFF AREA
The Arizona Transition zone is literally the transition from the higher elevation Colorado Plateau Province to the north and east, and south to the Basin and Range Province of the lower elevation deserts. The Mogollon Rim and the White Mountains lie along the northern edge of the transition zone. The Black Hills Range and the… Read More ARIZONA TRANSITION ZONE