Carmel Canyon Trail, Goblin Valley State Park, Emery County. Photo by Adam McKean.
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A goblet-shaped hoodoo formed in sandstone of the Early Cretaceous-age Burro Canyon Formation. The top is cemented by silica, making it more resistant to weathering than the softer rock at the base. Near Blanding, San Juan County, Utah. Photo by Don DeBlieux.
Dead Horse Point State Park, Grand County. Photo by Michael Vanden Berg.
Buckskin Gulch—the longest and deepest slot canyon in the United States—cuts through Jurassic-age Navajo Sandstone. Deposited as an erg, or a sand-dune sea, the Navajo Sandstone contains beautifully preserved cross-beds. Buckskin Gulch, Kane County. Photo by Adam Hiscock.
Petrified sand dunes of the Jurassic-age Navajo Sandstone. Snow Canyon State Park, Washington County. Photo by Michael Vanden Berg.
Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park, Kane County. Photo by J. Lucy Jordan.
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