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Arizona Dreams

Arizona Dreams

The Painted Desert covers an area of 93,533 acres that stretches southeast from the Grand Canyon to the Petrified Forest National Park. The desert derives it's name from the multi-hued badlands of the Chinle Formation rocks that cover the park.

As the Painted Desert erodes from mineralized water flows and mineral deposits, the fossilized artifacts from the Triassic Era (220 million years ago) have become exposed, most notably the remains of an ancient conifer forest.

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R.Moreno02-Mar-2006 17:25
Beautiful and magical landscape.
Guest 30-Aug-2005 01:32
excellent landscape
Hubert Steed26-Aug-2005 00:26
Your beautiful photograph illustrates the reason why it is called the "painted desert" . Voting...
Buz Kiefer25-Aug-2005 22:31
Really nice, great colors.
Carey Brown25-Aug-2005 14:27
Love the colors and shapes.
Herb Knufken25-Aug-2005 13:55
Very nice
antidote325-Aug-2005 10:36
Susan Craig25-Aug-2005 05:44
Eyecatching, interesting shot!
Steven Jusczyk25-Aug-2005 05:18
Love the shapes and colors. Very nice.