Photo of the Day (POTD): January 2, 2019

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.

 

Photo of the Day (POTD): December 21, 2018

Bonneville Salt Flats, Silver Island Mountains, and Pilot Peak, Box Elder County

Photographer: Ken Krahulec © 2018

Photo of the Day (POTD): December 07, 2018

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.

Photo of the Day (POTD): November 28, 2018

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.

Photo of the Day (POTD): November 21, 2018:  

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.