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Utah's Capitol Reef National Park was named for a line of white domes of Navajo Sandstone rock which looks somewhat like the U.S. Capitol Building, though not in this image. The word "reef" refers to the rocky barrier, the geological Waterpocket Fold running 75 miles long. The area is a warp in the earth's crust created 65 million years ago. It is the largest exposed monocline in North America. The Park is filled with canyons, cliffs, towers, domes, and arches, with the Fremont River meandering through its heart. Hundreds of miles of unpaved roads lead the adventurous into its geological scenery.

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Additional Photos by Ray Anderson (photoray) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 881 W: 0 N: 2017] (8410)
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