POTD July 26, 2016: Wasatch–Cache National Forest, Summit County, Utah
Photographer: Adam Hiscock © 2016
Reids Peak (11,708 feet) and Bald Mountain (11,943 feet) consist of the late Precambrian-age Mount Watson Formation, part of the Uinta Mountain Group which forms the core of the Uinta Mountains. The spectacular scenery and vistas of the Uinta Mountains result from numerous glacial cycles during the Quaternary Period.
Low water levels at the Great Salt Lake are having an impact on industry and the environment.
Dinos didn’t just leave behind footprints and fossil bones—they also changed the landscapes in which they lived.
POTD July 12, 2016: Kolob Canyons, Zion National Park, Washington County, Utah.
Photographer: Paul Inkenbrandt; © 2016
In the solitary hunt for bones, furry companions provide company, act as field assistants and sometimes even make the ultimate sacrifice
Picture, if you will, the mighty Tyrannosaurus rex.
The odds are good what you envision has been brought to you in part by “Jurassic Park,” a plastic toy or some other facet of pop culture.
Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry • About 148 million years have passed since dozens of corpses of meat-eating dinosaurs were deposited here, just north of the San Rafael Swell and about 30 miles southeast of Price.