0 Likes

Zion National Park
Zion National Park

Zion National Park is a national park located in the Southwestern United States, near Springdale, Utah. A prominent feature of the 229-square-mile (593 km2) park is Zion Canyon, 15 miles (24 km) long and up to half a mile (800 m) deep, cut through the reddish and tan-colored Navajo Sandstone by the North Fork of the Virgin River. Located at the junction of the Colorado PlateauGreat Basin, andMojave Desert regions, the park's unique geography and variety of life zones allow for unusual plant and animal diversity. Numerous plant species as well as 289 species of birds, 75 mammals (including 19 species of bat), and 32 reptiles inhabit the park's four life zones: desertriparianwoodland, and coniferous forest. Common plant species include CottonwoodCactusDaturaJuniperPineBoxelder,Sagebrushyucca , and various willows. Notable megafauna include mountain lionsmule deer and Golden Eagles, along with reintroduced California Condors and Bighorn Sheep.

Copyright: Thomas Humeau
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6226x3113
Uploaded: 16/05/2009
Updated: 23/09/2014
Views:

...


Tags: zion; national; park; utah; rock; southwest
comments powered by Disqus

Jim Quittmeyer
Big Sandstone Bowl
Jacques Rochet
Zion Pak, Utah
Harry Becker
Zion NP
Martin Maag
Zion Np Checkerboard Mesa B
James L. Tanner
Patterns in Stone, Petrified Dunes, Zion National Park, Utah USA
Jim Quittmeyer
Checkerboard Mesa
John Roberts
Many Pools Trail, Zion National Park, Utah, USA
Rainer Petzoldt
Many Pools, Zion NP, UT, USA
Seungsang Yoo(유승상)
Zion National Park
James L. Tanner
East Side of Zion National Park, Near Entrance, Utah, USA
Jon Jasper
Spry Pass
Jon Jasper
Pine Creek Overlook
Mark Fink
Quarrymans Museum Opus 40 Saugerties Ny
Marcio Cabral
Chorrillo del Salto
Calvin Jones
Tree of Utah 2
Rafał Szmigiero
Dlugi Targ in Gdansk, Poland
Jan Koehn
Ferris wheel - Gondola 1
Jens Remus
Double Arch
Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities
9004
Willy Kaemena
Capela de São Filipe - Pousada de Setubal
Igor Adamec
Trakošćan Castle - 14
Ola Heloe
Reinstind
Pascal Moulin
Autel du bas-côté du chœur dans l'église d'Isle-Saint-Georges - France
Marcio Cabral
Fitzroy and Lagunas
Thomas Humeau
Hermosa Beach Volley - Los Angeles
Thomas Humeau
Montmartre and the Basilica of the Sacré Cœur, Paris
Thomas Humeau
Peach tree blossom in Inokashira Koen
Thomas Humeau
Otavalo Market, Ecuador
Thomas Humeau
Statue of Sakamoto Ryoma
Thomas Humeau
Sakura (Cherry Blossom)
Thomas Humeau
Passeig de Lluis Companys
Thomas Humeau
Nagasaki Glover Garden
Thomas Humeau
Jetty of the Port de Cancale
Thomas Humeau
Tama river - near Mitake Station - Tokyo
Thomas Humeau
Sunset at Osezaki cape - In front of Mt Fuji
Thomas Humeau
Green house in the Parque Ciutadella
More About Zion National Park

Many panoramas of Zion National Park's trails, views, canyons, and peaks.  Zion National Park is known for it large exposure of the Navajo sandstone's steep red walled cliffs and world classic canyons and canyoneering routes.