Primitive forms and highly faulted, dynamic geology from the Permian Age are building blocks of the Virgin River Gorge.
Virgin River Gorge
The Virgin River Gorge is a highly underrated canyon of the American West.
Virgin River Gorge Joshua Trees
I was lucky to catch the last rays of sunlight on these Joshua Trees before the whole valley was in shadow.
Mormon Mountains from the Beaver Dams
Looking towards the Mormon Mountains from the slopes of the Beaver Dams. Until a fire burned it down a few years ago there was a thick Joshua Tree Forest here on these slopes.
Mt. Bangs and the Virgin Mountains
As seen from Red Pockets
A large block of rock strata sinks into the Virgin River Gorge
Attractive ranchland near the town of Colorado City.
A verdant desert world
Ruptured Fault 3
A wide angle shot of a razor sharp (literally, i cut my hands) violent uplift in the Virgin River Gorge. A jet flies over the mountains at a similar angle of attack.
Virgen Ritual Stone
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