Here is a partial glimpse of the Colorado River from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. The Colorado River is 1450 miles long and flows through five U.S. states and two Mexican states. The river generally flows southwest across the Colorado Plateau to the Arizona/Nevada border where it turns south towards Mexico. It begins… Read More THE COLORADO AT GC
Here a two photos from some red rock areas in northern Arizona in February. The striking layer of red rock is a reddish sandstone. These formations are amazing with the many layers and textures among them.
Monument Valley is located on the Arizona/Utah border. The Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park has large sandstone buttes that are famous from western movies. The West and East Mitten buttes or “The Mittens”, are the highest point in the park. The West being 6176 feet or 1882 meters in elevation, while the East is a… Read More MONUMENT VALLEY
This rock looks like different plates stuck together from different eras of time. Then something rose up against it and broke it into various pieces. “Carl Sagan spoke fluently between biology and geology and astrophysics and physics. If you move fluently across those boundaries, you realize that science is everywhere; science is not something you… Read More ROCK FORMATION