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Layer Upon Layer of Rock Showing Eras in the Earth and History (Capitol Reef National Park)

Layer Upon Layer of Rock Showing Eras in the Earth and History (Capitol Reef National Park)

A view looking to the east to the towering cliff walls near Chimney Rock (and later that day I'd be hiking up switchbacks on the side of them!). What I was attempting to capture with this look wasn't just the cliff walls themselves with the layers and patterns carved across over the eras of time. It was also the whole of this setting with the greens of the trees across the valley floor and then the patterns and etchings across the cliff wall. Together and with the varying colors seemed to all work just right especially when complemented with the blue skies above.

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Photo taken on 6 October 2017 (© thor_mark  / Flickr)

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