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White Rocks Formation, Cedar Mountain Wilderness, Skull Valley, Utah, USA

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The White Rocks formation is a mass of granite exposed to the surface at the eastern edge of the Cedar Mountain Wilderness area in Utah.  This wilderness area (not to be confused with the Cedar Mountain Recreation area in the San Rafael Swell) is located south of interstate 80 on the western side of Skull Valley.   Few roads approach the wilderness area and motorized traffic is prohibited within it.  However, the 8 mile gravel access road to White Rocks will take you to the edge and the sight of the old lichen covered granite is worth the trip.  Be aware that this road can become impassable during and after wet weather, rain or snow.

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A: White Rocks Formation, Cedar Mountain Wilderness, Skull Valley, Utah, USA

Фотограф: John Roberts, На расстоянии 90 метров отсюда

The White Rocks feature is plutonic rock, formed from an intrusion of magma that solidified beneath t...

White Rocks Formation, Cedar Mountain Wilderness, Skull Valley, Utah, USA

B: White Rocks Formation, Cedar Mountain Wilderness, Skull Valley, Utah, USA

Фотограф: John Roberts, На расстоянии 140 метров отсюда

The White Rocks formation is a mass of 40 million year old plutonic granite rising from the sedimenta...

White Rocks Formation, Cedar Mountain Wilderness, Skull Valley, Utah, USA

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Фотограф: John Roberts, На расстоянии 33.4 км отсюда

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Фотограф: John Roberts, На расстоянии 33.4 км отсюда

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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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