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Hike to Paul Bunyan's Wood Pile 2

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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.

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A: View towards South-West from trail to Paul Bunyan's Woodpile

de Florian Eggenberger, la mai putin de 10 metri

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View towards South-West from trail to Paul Bunyan's Woodpile

B: Hike to Paul Bunyan's Wood Pile

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C: Paul Bunyan's Woodpile, View of the Arch, Juab County, Utah

de Florian Eggenberger, la distanta de 110 metri

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Paul Bunyan's Woodpile, View of the Arch, Juab County, Utah

D: Inside the Arch at Paul Bunyan's Woodpile, Juab County, Utah, USA

de John Roberts, la distanta de 120 metri

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Inside the Arch at Paul Bunyan's Woodpile, Juab County, Utah, USA

E: Paul Bunyan's Woodpile, Juab County, Utah, USA

de John Roberts, la distanta de 130 metri

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Paul Bunyan's Woodpile, Juab County, Utah, USA

F: Paul Bunyan's Woodpile, Juab County, Utah

de Florian Eggenberger, la distanta de 130 metri

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Paul Bunyan's Woodpile, Juab County, Utah

G: Paul Bunyan's Woodpile in Juab County, Utah

de Florian Eggenberger, la distanta de 140 metri

Paul Bunyan's Woodpile is a rare geologic curiosity in Juab County, Utah. This rock formation was for...

Paul Bunyan's Woodpile in Juab County, Utah

H: Paul Bunyan's Woodpile view from ridge

de Calvin Jones, la distanta de 180 metri

looking down at Paul Bunyan' s woodpile. "Paul Bunyan's WoodpileA Geological curiosity -rare in Utah....

Paul Bunyan's Woodpile view from ridge

I: White Sands, Little Sahara Recreation Area, Utah, USA

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J: Bullion Beck & Champion Mining Company headframe

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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.

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