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White Pocket, Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness in Arizona. By Richard Ansley, Salt Lake City, Utah: “As the sun dipped lower, the reflected light I was hoping for revealed the many nooks and crannies in the twisted surface, creating the scene I wanted to capture.” (Richard Ansley, all rights reserved)

Colorful twisted petrified sand dunes of White Pocket tower over Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness in Arizona. (Photo by Richard Ansley/Smithsonian Wilderness Forever Photo Contest)

*ARIZONA~The Wave is a sandstone rock formation located in the United States of America near the Arizona and Utah border on the slopes of the Coyote Buttes, in the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, on the Colorado Plateau. It is famous among hikers and photographers for its colorful, undulating forms, and the rugged, trackless hike required to reach it.

The Wave is a sandstone rock formation located in the United States of America near the Arizona and Utah border on the slopes of the Coyote Buttes, in the Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, on the Colorado Plateau.

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Arguably some of the planet’s most unique and spectacular geologic features are the narrow slot canyons of the Colorado Plateau — and the grand-daddy of them all is Buckskin Gulch in the BLM-managed Paria Canyon-Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness/National.

Paria Canyons, Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Utah

Paria Canyon, Buckskin Gulch, Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness, Utah We'll be back there in a week.

vermilion cliffs national monument

vermilion cliffs national monument

Paria Canyon On The Border Of Utah And Arizona.

The Wave - Paria Canyon on the border of Utah and Arizona is a fascinating area of the American Southwest to explore.

White Pocket - Paria Canyon

White Pocket is an outcropping of white rock plopped in the sand of the Coyote Buttes area in Paria Canyon of Utah.

10. Paria Canyon-Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness Area

12 Perfect Places to Go in Utah if You’re Feeling Adventurous

10. Paria Canyon-Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness Area

Paria Canyon, Utah; photo by Tad Bowman

Glowing Windows : Paria Canyon, Utah : Colorado Mountain Photography,Waterfall Pictures, Fall Photographs, and Desert Photos by Tad Bowman

Badab-e Surt

Travertines around the world: Badab-e Surt :: Mammoth Hot Springs, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

In this Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, photo provided by Michael Frye, a wildfire burns next to Half Dome in Yosemite National Park, Calif. As of Monday, the fire has burned through about four square miles.

In this Sunday, Sept. photo provided by Michael Frye, a wildfire burns next to Half Dome in Yosemite National Park, Calif. As of Monday, the fire has burned through about four square miles.

Mt. Thor - Baffin Island, Canada.

Places in Canada you won't believe actually exist. They're real and they're spectacular. This is Mount Thor on Baffin Island in Nunavut It has the world's highest vertical drop That's metres, straight down.

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