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Antelope Island, Salt Lake and Davis Counties
Photographer: Andy Cvar © 2017

Evening skies are reflected in Great Salt Lake south of Antelope Island. Otherworldly scenes of wide mudflats are exposed as lake level nears record low elevation.

Silver Lake, Wasatch Range

Photographer: Kent Brown © 2017

At 11,749 feet, Mount Timpanogos is the second-highest peak in the Wasatch Range, and is formed of 300 million-year-old limestone and sandstone of the Oquirrh Formation.

Bell Hill Mine, Juab County
Photographer: Mark Milligan © 2017

Vibrant purple fluorite, composed of calcium and fluoride, exposed at the Bell Hill mine in the Spor Mountain mining district. Fluorite is chiefly used as flux for steel manufacturing and in making hydrofluoric acid.

View northeast of Antelope Island, Davis County.
Photographer: Adam Hiscock © 2017


A hard cap rock protects the softer underlying pedestal and neck of this hoodoo in the Jurassic-age Entrada Sandstone, in the Toadstools area of Grand Staircase–Escalante National Monument, Kane County.
Photographer: Mark Milligan © 2016


Tertiary-age Claron Formation erodes into rugged and dramatic canyons near Red Canyon, Garfield County.
Photographer: J. Lucy Jordan © 2016


Hoodoo consisting of Jurassic-age Entrada Sandstone, Devils Garden, Garfield County.
Photographer: Marshall Robinson © 2016.


Eroded granitic rock of the Tertiary-age Emigrant Pass pluton at Devils Playground, Box Elder County.
Photographer: Adam McKean © 2016


White Rock Bay, Antelope Island, Davis County
Photographer: Jim Davis © 2016
Pink dolomite boulders of the Precambrian-age Kelley Canyon Formation frame the salt-coated beach of White Rock Bay.

Columns of Permian-age Organ Rock Shale seemingly defy gravity in the Land of Standing Rocks in the remote Maze district of Canyonlands National Park, Wayne County.

Photographer: Tyler Knudsen © 2016