0 Likes

Redstone Peaks, Lake Mead NRA, Nevada, USA
Nevada

Above our view point rise the jagged Redstone Peaks, the remnants of an ancient volcano torn part millions of years ago by the action of plate tectonics.  Below, the other worldly landscape shows a similarly violent past with the greenish brown of the Muddy Mountains to the north thrown up and over old red Aztec sandstone.

The Redstone Rocks trail is immediately below, opposite the pale gray green limestone ridge between us.  To the north, another outcrop of the Redstone Rocks is visible.  Farthest north, below the peaks of the Muddy Mountains, the Bowl of Fire shows red against the brown green.  If we could see through the Muddy Mountains to the other side, we would glimpse the sister red rocks of Valley of Fire State Park.

Copyright: John Roberts
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 20000x10000
Uploaded: 22/02/2014
Updated: 10/06/2014
Zobrazení:

...


Tags: desert; geology; hiking; canyons; lakes; outdoors; outdoor recreation
comments powered by Disqus

John Roberts
Redstone Peaks, Lake Mead NRA, Nevada, USA
John Roberts
Redstone Trail, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada, USA
Randy Kosek
Lake Mead Wilderness
John Roberts
Northshore Summit, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada, USA
John Roberts
Northshore Summit, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada, USA
John Roberts
Echo Wash, Lake Mead NRA, Nevada, USA
Carsten Arenz
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Jon Jasper
Rogers Warm Spring
Allan Der
Valley of Fire State Park
jiri spacaj
USA, NEVADA, VALLEY OF FIRE - 08 - pano
Shawn T Moore
Red Rock in the Valley of Fire
Carsten Arenz
Valley of Fire - Seven Sisters
Willy Kaemena
GCR Dome Car
Igor Marx
Olioceto. Der kulinarische Geschenkeshop.
Louis-Alexis Fontaine
081102 Ranohira Mada 004
Glen Claydon
Biak Na Bato Cave, San Miguel, Bulacan, Philippines
Stefan Geens
Early morning in Hongkou
Henk Keijzer
Octogonal Courtyard in the Vatican Museums, Rome, Italy
Rommel Bundalian
Gota 1 2
Lee Casalena
Clifton
Hans-Dieter Teschner
christmas market 2006 Schillerplatz 2
dieter kik
Narcisse jaune Creach Gwen Quimper
Rolf Ris
Matterhorn
Henk Keijzer
Naturalis, the Dutch National Natural History Museum in Leiden
John Roberts
Liberty Park, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
John Roberts
Hidden Valley, Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
John Roberts
Salt Evaporation Ponds, Grantsville, Utah, USA
John Roberts
Sylvan Lake, Black Hills, South Dakota, USA
John Roberts
Maple Canyon, San Pitch Mountains, Utah, USA
John Roberts
Fortynine Palms Oasis, Joshua Tree National Park, California, USA
John Roberts
Between Sawtooth and Notch Peak, House Range, Utah, USA
John Roberts
Azalea Bowl, Callaway Gardens, Georgia, USA
John Roberts
Lamoille Lake, Ruby Mountains, Nevada, USA
John Roberts
Many Pools Trail, Zion National Park, Utah, USA
John Roberts
Meat Cove (High Meadow), Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada
John Roberts
Gunlock State Park, Utah, USA
More About USA

The United States is one of the most diverse countries on earth, jam packed full of amazing sights from St. Patrick's cathedral in New York to Mount Hollywood California.The Northeast region is where it all started. Thirteen British colonies fought the American Revolution from here and won their independence in the first successful colonial rebellion in history. Take a look at these rolling hills carpeted with foliage along the Hudson river here, north of New York City.The American south is known for its polite people and slow pace of life. Probably they move slowly because it's so hot. Southerners tend not to trust people from "up north" because they talk too fast. Here's a cemetery in Georgia where you can find graves of soldiers from the Civil War.The West Coast is sort of like another country that exists to make the east coast jealous. California is full of nothing but grizzly old miners digging for gold, a few gangster rappers, and then actors. That is to say, the West Coast functions as the imagination of the US, like a weird little brother who teases everybody then gets famous for making freaky art.The central part of the country is flat farmland all the way over to the Rocky Mountains. Up in the northwest corner you can find creative people in places like Portland and Seattle, along with awesome snowboarding and good beer. Text by Steve Smith.