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Colorado River, Cane Creek anticline, and potash evaporation ponds, San Juan County Photographer: Adam Hiscock © 2018
San Rafael Desert, Wayne County Photographer: Nathan Payne © 2018 Eolian ripples and dunes composed of sand weathered from Jurassic-age Carmel Formation and Entrada Sandstone provide a sharp contrast to the snowy peaks of the Oligocene-age Henry Mountains laccolith on the horizon.
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Goblin Valley State Park, Emery County Photographer: Gregg Beukelman © 2018 Weathering and erosion of the Jurassic-age Entrada Sandstone forms a fantastic array of stone structures locally referred to as “goblins.”
Timber Canyon, Duchesne County Photographer: Ryhan Sempler © 2018
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