The Coconino Plateau in Arizona is a plateau just south of the Grand Canyon, northwest of Flagstaff, and north of I-40. It is part of the larger Colorado Plateau in the southwest’s four corner states. Here are two close-up shots of the many and various rocks I found. The area was high desert terrain, about… Read More COCONINO PLATEAU ROCKS
I saw these amazing rocks while on a hike just north of Phoenix. This area is in the southern part of the Arizona Transition Zone. The variety of colors and textures is interesting!
Here are some rocks of the Colorado Plateau. Various and colorful, they formed deep within the earth, the uplift and tilt of the region began 70 million years ago with the largest uplift happening 5.5 million years ago, rising 3,000 feet above the landscape. Thus the area of diverse stones throughout the region. I took… Read More MACRO ROCKS
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