Cataclysmic landslide created ‘flat and tranquil’ valley enjoyed today in Zion National Park

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The Sentinel, a sandstone formation on Zion Canyon’s western wall, was once much larger.

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The Power Of Red

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Converging lines.

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Experts trying to make sense of Northeastern Utah’s ‘unusual’ earthquake

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Experts are trying to make sense of an unusual earthquake that shook Northeastern Utah, Wednesday morning.

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Small earthquake shakes southern Uintas

Anyone feel this small earthquake this morning in the southern Uinta Mountains?

According to the Univeristy of Utah seismic report on this event, “The Uinta Mountains and Wyoming Basin are stable parts of the North American tectonic plate that are relatively unaffected by geologically young crustal deformation; only minor, ambiguous evidence of possible young faulting is found in the area.” Find this and other information in their report HERE.

sltrib.com

A small earthquake shook the southern Uinta Mountains early Wednesday, according to the University of Utah Seismograph Station.

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Fathers Day Lake Powell Boating

Father’s Day is on the way!

Have you found him the perfect gift yet? This year, give him the gift of adventure. Check out these great books at our Map & Bookstore! A boating dad’s guide to Lake Powell.

Fathers Day Lake Powell Boating

Boater’s Guide to Lake Powell

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Solar Surge Adds To Utah’s Energy Landscape

solarindustrymag.com

new report from the Utah Geological Survey (UGS) highlights the increasingly significant role solar power is playing in the state’s diverse energy portfolio.

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Utah aglow with new solar developments, rooftop systems

Did you see our 2016 Utah’s Energy Landscape is out? Read this feature on the new pub, and find the publication HERE.

deseretnews.com

Utah, identified four years ago by the U.S. Department of the Interior as one of six states in the country with prime solar potential, is riding a boom of new utility-scale developments harnessing the energy of the sun.

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Two New Discoveries Add to a Horned Dino Revolution

smithsonianmag.com

Everyone knows Triceratops. Old “three-horned face” has stood as the ultimate in spiky dinosaurs since it was named in 1889. Yet Triceratops was only the last in a long line of horned dinosaurs. Horned dinosaurs thrived on prehistoric Asia and North America for over 100 million years, and it’s only now that paleontologists are uncovering a wealth of ceratopsians that are weirder and more varied than anyone ever expected.

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Saving the Salt Flats not easy, gathered experts say

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TOOELE COUNTY, Utah — The Bonneville Salt Flats is the setting for blockbuster films and quirky personal photos that play with perspective.

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