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Cedar Breaks
17-MAR-2006 Bruce Johnson

Cedar Breaks

Cedar City, Utah

Cedar Breaks National Monument - http://www.nps.gov/cebr

A huge natural amphitheater has been eroded out of the variegated Pink Cliffs (Claron Formation) near Cedar City, Utah. Millions of years of sedimentation, uplift and erosion have created a deep canyon of rock walls, fins, spires and columns, that spans some three miles, and is over 2,000 feet deep. The rim of the canyon is over 10,000 feet above sea level, and is forested with islands of Englemann spruce, subalpine fir and aspen; separated by broad meadows of brilliant summertime wild flowers.

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1/1250s f/4.1 at 5.8mm iso50 full exif

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