Near Moab, Grand County Photo by Greg McDonald © 2019 Composed of Jurassic-age Navajo Sandstone, wind-sculpted Corona Arch stands before snow-covered cliffs of the same formation. This arch was formed from the same weathering process and during the same time as the world-famous features in nearby Arches National Park.
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Bonneville Salt Flats, Silver Island Mountains, and Pilot Peak, Box Elder County Photographer: Ken Krahulec © 2018
Congratulations to Michael Vanden Berg who was named the 2018 UGS Employee of the Year. Mike has been with the UGS for about 14 years; he is currently a Senior Scientist and manages the Energy and Minerals Program. Mike has established an excellent rapport with the petroleum industry through leading field trips, conducting core workshops, […]
Northern Wasatch Range, Weber County Photographer: Adam McKean © 2018 Looking north along the steep Wasatch Range, the city of Ogden (on the left) lies in a valley created by the Wasatch fault zone, and the rocks of the mountain range have been deformed by the Ogden and Willard thrust zones.
Henry Mountains, Garfield County Photographer: Gregg Beukelman © 2018 Intrusive laccoliths, formed between 23 and 31 million years ago, rise spectacularly over 6,000 feet above a surrounding structural basin.
Dixie National Forest, Garfield County Photographer: Brian Butler © 2018 Jurassic-age Navajo Sandstone cliffs of Death Hollow, as seen from Hells Backbone, glow serenely in the evening twilight.
November 07, 2018: West side of the Mineral Mountains, Beaver County Photographer: Adam Hiscock © 2018
Willow Creek Canyon, Uintah County Photographer: Michael Vanden Berg © 2018.
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