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Monument Valley is probably best known to many Americans from having been seen in more Western movies than any other location in the U.S. Most visitors to Monument Valley are immediately taken back to old John Ford films, including “The Searchers,” “Stagecoach,” and “She Wore a Yellow Ribbon.”


Navajo Indian Reservation, San Juan County, Utah
Photographer: Phil Powlick

The wind has formed ripples on the surface of a dune in Monument Valley along the Utah-Arizona border.