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Not far from Utah's Antelope Canyon, and within the Lake Powell basin is one of Earth's largest and photogenic arches, Rainbow Bridge.
This giant sandstone icon created by Nature's erosion is 71 meters wide. Two other southern Utah arches have spans a bit longer, but thinner - Kolob and Landscape (which collapsed not long ago).

Rainbow Bridge is accessible by hiking overland for several hours from the south side of Lake Powell, or a guided boat ride of two hours from Waheap Marina, then a mile long hike.

The Bridge is sacred to the Navajo and Paiute Native Americans, and they named it "Nonnezoshe" meaning "rainbow turned to stone".

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  • Copyright: Ray Anderson (photoray) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 881 W: 0 N: 2017] (8410)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 1993-06-00
  • Categories: Nature
  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-12-23 6:18
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