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Stone Workers


Photo credit: Eliot Porter

“The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools,
but the gentle touches of air and
water working at their leisure… 9 more words

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Rainbow Bridge National monument

 

The Rainbow Bridge National Monument is the world’s largest “natural bridge”, formed by a meandering watercourse.

It is administered by Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, southern Utah, USA. 

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Glide

Photo credit: Dungeon Canyon by Eliot Porter

“Past these towering monuments, past these mounded billows of orange sandstone, past these oak-set glens, past these fern-decked alcoves, past these mural curves, we glide hour after hour, stopping now and then, as out attention is arrested by some new wonder.”
— John Wesley Powell, 1869

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Mounds & Monuments

Photo credit: Rainbow Bridge, by Eliot Porter

“On the walls, and back many miles into the country, numbers of monument-shaped buttes are observed.  So we have a curious ensemble of wonderful features — carved walls, royal arches, glens, alcove gulches, mounds and monuments.   20 more words

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Nature | A Symphony In Stone

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Randy | Photos and The Pictures Show

My first image taken in Labyrinth Canyon, accessed via Lake Powell. 44 more words

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