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The Dry Valley of Watlowes, Yorkshire

Published almost 3 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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The valley was cut by floodwater during a time when underground water remained frozen for much of the year after the end of the Ice Age. At its uppen end  is a 'dry' waterfall.

Gordale Scar, Yorkshire

Published almost 3 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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The 50 metre gorge has been eroded over the millenia by the torrents of water that came down here. Visitors have been coming here for o<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/gordale-scar-yorkshire-england">...(more)</a>

Brimham Rocks, Yorkshire

Published almost 3 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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Brimham Rocks is a natural sculpture park formed over millions of years by the action of frost, wind and rain. Some of the erroded pillars are s<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/brimham-rocks-england">...(more)</a>

Ebbor Gorge, Somerset

Published almost 3 years ago by John Willetts ARPS

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Ebbor Gorge is Cheddar Gorge's little brother. It's one of the West Country's best kept secrets. No coaches or traffic jams, easy parking<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/ebbor-gorge-somerset-england">...(more)</a>

Meteora-near-great-meteorom

Published about 3 years ago by Renaud Toussaint

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On a rock between the two largest monasteries of meteoras. Few hundred meters above the city of Kalampaka, between the two main rock formations.

Meteora-Under-Saint-Nicholas

Published about 3 years ago by Renaud Toussaint

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In the middle of the Meteora region, just below the Monastery of St Nicholas Anapausas (Moni Ayou Nikolaou).

Switchbacks, Burr Trail, Utah, USA

Published about 3 years ago by John Roberts

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To move his cattle from winter to summer grazing areas, an early Utah pioneer, John Atlantic Burr, cut switchbacks through a notch in <a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/switchbacks-burr-trail-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

Surprise Canyon, Burr Trail, Utah, USA

Published about 3 years ago by John Roberts

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A short hike off the main Burr Trail within the Capitol Reef National Park, Surprise Canyon is a narrow gorge carved into the Entrada and Navajo sandstone at edge of the Waterpocket Fold.

Halls Creek Overlook, Burr Trail, Utah, USA

Published about 3 years ago by John Roberts

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Halls Creek Overlook, located 3 miles down a rough unsurfaced road from the main Burr Trail, offers a superb view of the east<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/halls-creek-overlook-burr-trail-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

Pedestal Alley, Burr Trail, Utah, USA

Published about 3 years ago by John Roberts

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At the southern end of the Burr Trail, Pedestal Alley derives its name from a collection of sandstone toadstools and hoodoos.  Hard<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/pedestal-alley-burr-trail-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

Maple Canyon, San Pitch Mountains, Utah, USA

Published about 3 years ago by John Roberts

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During the Cretaceous period between 66 and 144 million years ago, a range of mountains known as the Sevier mountains rose i<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/maple-canyon-san-pitch-mountains-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

Box Canyon, San Pitch Mountains, Utah, USA

Published about 3 years ago by John Roberts

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Walking through Box Canyon seems like walking through two stream beds turned on their sides.  A slot canyon off off Maple C<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/box-canyon-02-san-pitch-mountains-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

Box Canyon, San Pitch Mountains, Utah, USA

Published about 3 years ago by John Roberts

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Walking through Box Canyon seems like walking through two stream beds turned on their sides.  A slot canyon off off Maple C<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/box-canyon-01-san-pitch-mountains-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

San Rafael Swell Utah

Published about 3 years ago by Don Manion

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In southeastern Utah an area, @ 75miles by 40miles in size, called the San Rafael Swell is intersected by US I-70 highway.  

Whiterocks Natural Amphitheatre, Snow Canyon, Utah, USA

Published about 3 years ago by John Roberts

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Between 175 and 200 million years ago, the region including Snow Canyon was part of a great dune desert at the we<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/whiterocks-natural-amphitheatre-snow-canyon-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

Below OohAah Point, South Kaibab Trail, Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA

Published about 3 years ago by John Roberts

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The South Kaibab Trail descends into the Grand Canyon from near the Yaki Point overlook.  The full trai<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/below-oohaah-point-south-kaibab-trail-grand-canyon-arizona-usa">...(more)</a>

The Toadstools, Utah, USA

Published about 3 years ago by John Roberts

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An easy hike off of Highway 89 near milepost 19, the Toadstools were formed when harder rock capped and protected the softer underlying layers<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-toadstools-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

Starr Springs, Henry Mountains, Utah, USA

Published about 3 years ago by John Roberts

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The Henry Mountains of southeastern Utah are a sight to see with their pale gray igneous peaks rising above skirts of red sands<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/starr-springs-henry-mountains-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

Chinese Arch, Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah, USA

Published over 3 years ago by John Roberts

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The Golden Spike National Historic Site commemorates the completion of the first U.S. transcontinental ra<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/chinese-arch-02-golden-spike-national-historic-site-utah-usa">...(more)</a>

Chinese Arch, Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah, USA

Published over 3 years ago by John Roberts

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The Golden Spike National Historic Site commemorates the completion of the first U.S. transcontinental ra<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/chinese-arch-01-golden-spike-national-historic-site-utah-usa">...(more)</a>