0 Likes

Hike to Paul Bunyan's Wood Pile 2
Utah

Hike to Paul Bunyan's wood pile located in Juab County, Utah.  Florian is setting up to take a 360.

"Paul Bunyan's Woodpile

A Geological curiosity -rare in Utah.  The WoodPile is a cluster of Lava Logs formed about 30 million years ago during the Eocene period.

The 'Logs' were formed when a Lava Flow cooled into orderly columner joints having 3 to 6 sides.  The columns measure about a foot in diameter and up to 15 feet in length.

This formation was on the rim of the caldera that collapsed due to a void left when lava flowed out from under the caldera.  Basin and range faulting caused the formation to tilt onto its side.  Erosion has exposed the formation we now see."  Text from sign at the top of the formation.

The woodpile is the lava formation at the top of the ridge.  A group of 360 photographers from Utah, Calvin, Florian, and John met to hike to the formation and take photos.

Copyright: Calvin Jones
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 11008x5504
Uploaded: 22/04/2012
Updated: 10/07/2014
Views:

...


Tags: paul bunyan's; wood; pile; juab; county; utah; volcanic
comments powered by Disqus

Florian Eggenberger
View towards South-West from trail to Paul Bunyan's Woodpile
Calvin Jones
Hike to Paul Bunyan's Wood Pile
Florian Eggenberger
Paul Bunyan's Woodpile, View of the Arch, Juab County, Utah
John Roberts
Inside the Arch at Paul Bunyan's Woodpile, Juab County, Utah, USA
John Roberts
Paul Bunyan's Woodpile, Juab County, Utah, USA
Florian Eggenberger
Paul Bunyan's Woodpile, Juab County, Utah
Florian Eggenberger
Paul Bunyan's Woodpile in Juab County, Utah
Calvin Jones
Paul Bunyan's Woodpile view from ridge
John Roberts
White Sands, Little Sahara Recreation Area, Utah, USA
Calvin Jones
Bullion Beck & Champion Mining Company headframe
John Roberts
Jericho, Little Sahara Recreation Area, Utah, USA
John Roberts
Jericho Mountain, Little Sahara Recreation Area, Utah, USA
Igor Marx
Berlinerallee 4
Christof Martin - pfalz360.de
Lac des Quatre Cantons
Andrea Biffi
piazza del Duomo a Trento - Italy
Andrea Biffi
Chiusa Di Rio Di Pusteria
Simona Bartolomei
"Mazzolin di Fiori" in Piazza Anfiteatro
Rob van Gils
Lower Antelope Canyon
CHRISTIAN DEL ROSARIO
Stockholm City Hall Dance Hall
Stefan Bock
Dschungelpalast Zoo Hannover
Carel Struycken
Fremont Troll
Yuriy White
Оперный театр. Галерка справа
Jedsada Puangsaichai
Borgund Stave Church, Borgund, Laerdal, Norway
Anton Eryomin & Paul Bouryanov
Airport. AN-2 aircraft cockpit. Barnaul, Russia. August, 2009.
Calvin Jones
Ward Charcoal Ovens 3
Calvin Jones
West side of - Blue Lake, Utah
Calvin Jones
Monarch Pass, US 50, Colorado
Calvin Jones
Schoolhouse, Goffs, California
Calvin Jones
Paiute ATV - Dry Creek / Lost Canyon
Calvin Jones
Sand Springs, Pony Express Station, Nevada 03
Calvin Jones
Head of Sinbad Pictographs, San Rafael Swell, Utah
Calvin Jones
Paiute ATV - White Pine Peak
Calvin Jones
The Dell - Thomas Range & Spore Mountain
Calvin Jones
Hattreealt93nevada
Calvin Jones
Sand Mountain, Nevada
Calvin Jones
Chicago & Alton Depot, Independence, Missouri, USA
More About Utah

Utah is a state located in the westcentral region of the United States of America.  Utah is the 13th largest state by area, ranks 34th by population and 10th by population density of the 50 United States.  Utah was the 45th state to be admitted into the Union, on January 4, 1896. Utah is landlocked, being bordered by the states of Idaho to the north, Wyoming to the northeast, Nevada on the west, Colorado on the east and Arizona to the south.  Utah is very mountainous and is a popular outing destination of the outdoorsman.  The state population is about 2.82M with 95% being Caucasian, 2.4% Asian, 1.7% Native American and 1.3% Black. The state capital and largest city is Salt Lake City.Source: wikipedia