POTD October 6, 2015: Zion National Park, Kane County, Utah
The mornings are becoming a little crisper, and night comes a little quicker. It won’t belong before we see this scene!
Zion National Park, Kane County, Utah
Photographer: Adam Hiscock; © 2015
Snow highlights cross-bedding on the sides of buttes and mesas along the Clear Creek drainage on the east side of Zion National Park. Cross-beds in the nearly 2,000-foot-thick Jurassic-age Navajo Sandstone formed in ancient sand dunes and reflect changing wind directions as the sand was being deposited.