POTD June 10, 2016: Gooseberry Mesa, Washington County, Utah
Gooseberry Mesa, Washington County, Utah
Photographer: J. Lucy Jordan; © 2016
Sunset on Gooseberry Mesa shines golden light on cliffs of Triassic-age Shinarump Conglomerate and the underlying slope-forming Moenkopi Formation. White cliffs and peaks in the distance are thrones and temples of Zion National Park, formed of Jurassic-age Navajo Sandstone.