This photo was submitted to us by Mike McCandless of Emery County. The San Rafael Swell is an eroded anticline approximately 600,000 acres in size inside the Colorado Plateau contained entirely in Emery County. The Swell exposes many different types of colorful sedimentary rocks that have been eroded into beautiful valleys, canyons, gorges, mesas and buttes. Great photo Mike!
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https://geology.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/ugs-logo-large.png 0 0 Utah Geological Survey https://geology.utah.gov/wp-content/uploads/ugs-logo-large.png Utah Geological Survey2013-08-09 13:49:282016-08-10 16:42:33Special POTD submission! August 9, 2013: San Rafael Swell, Emery County, UT.