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As I said in my previous photo of the Antelope Canyon (the entrance) I would tell you a bit more about this canyon as I'm posting more photos.

Antelope Canyon is a very popular slot canyon. A slot canyon is a narrow canyon, formed by the wear of water rushing through rock (the Antelope Canyon is formed by sandstone erosion and flash flooding). Because of the stone and the shape of the canyon (lots of shade) it is always cool inside.
A slot canyon is significantly deeper than it is wide. Some slot canyons can measure less than one metre (3 ft) across at the top but drop more than 30 metres (100 ft) to the floor of the canyon. This is sort of the case in Antelope Canyon as well, we had to walk through very narrow paths that at some points were REALLY small.


Taken while looking from the floor to the top of the canyon. What you see is the walls forming a 'ceiling'. I just love how these different colours came out. The sunlight and shades make it look like a tiny painter's palet, while the stone itself just has it's one colour.
Besides resizing for upload, this shot was not edited.

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