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Delicate Arch
Utah

The Delicate Arch in Arches National Park near Moab is a landmark for the State of Utah. After a short hike through the desert-like landscape I stand directly under the 14 meter high arch. From a distance, the first snow of the La Sal Mountains shimmers across.

Copyright: Martin Hertel
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Resolution: 11976x5988
Taken: 31/10/2013
Uploaded: 20/11/2013
Updated: 16/06/2014
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Tags: arch; arches; national; park; sandstone. utah; iconic; monument
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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