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Horseshoe Canyon, West, Great Gallery, Utah

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"Horseshoe Canyon, formerly known as Barrier Canyon, is in a remote area west of the Green River and north of the Canyonlands National Park Maze District in Utah, USA. It is known for its collection of Barrier Canyon Style (BCS) rock art, including both pictographs and petroglyphs, which was first recognized as a unique style here. A portion of Horseshoe Canyon containing The Great Gallery is part of a detached unit of Canyonlands National Park. The Horseshoe Canyon Unit was added to the park in 1971 in an attempt to preserve and protect the rock art found along much of its length.

Human presence in Horseshoe Canyon has been dated as far back as 7000-9000 B.C., when Paleo-Indians hunted large mammals such as Mastodons and Mammoths across the southwest. Later inhabitants included the Desert Archaic culture, the Fremont culture, and Ancestral Pueblo People. Occupation by the Fremont and Ancestral Puebloans was relatively brief; it is believed that the canyon was abandoned by Native American peoples by 1300 A.D.

The Great Gallery is one of largest and best preserved collections of Barrier Canyon Style rock art in the United States. The gallery was a product of the Desert Archaic culture, a nomadic group of hunter-gatherers predating the Fremont and Ancestral Puebloans. The panel itself measures about 200 feet (61 m) long and 15 feet (4.6 m) high. The panel contains about 20 life-sized anthropomorphic images, the largest of which measures over 7 feet (2.1 m) tall. Reproductions of the paintings are in the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Denver Natural History Museum."

See: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horseshoe_Canyon_(Utah)

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A: Horseshoe Canyon, Center, Great Gallery, Utah

摄影师Calvin Jones, 距离此处80远

"Horseshoe Canyon, formerly known as Barrier Canyon, is in a remote area west of the Green River and ...

Horseshoe Canyon, Center, Great Gallery, Utah

B: Horseshoe Canyon, East side, Great Gallery, Utah

摄影师Calvin Jones, 距离此处150远

"Horseshoe Canyon, formerly known as Barrier Canyon, is in a remote area west of the Green River and ...

Horseshoe Canyon, East side, Great Gallery, Utah

C: Horseshoe Canyon, Canyonlands National Park, Utah, USA

摄影师Theodore Liston, 距离此处690远

Near the Great Gallery pictograph panel in Horseshoe Canyon, Canyonlands National Park.  A few of the...

Horseshoe Canyon, Canyonlands National Park, Utah, USA

D: Utah Canyonlands Horseshoe Canyon Alcove Glyphs

摄影师Will Raynolds, 距离此处790远

Halfway to the Holy Ghost pictograph and the Great Gallery of Horseshoe Canyon, there is a smaller co...

Utah Canyonlands Horseshoe Canyon Alcove Glyphs

E: Horseshoe Canyon, Hunter Pictograph, Utah

摄影师Calvin Jones, 距离此全景2.1

Bow hunter Pictograph. "Horseshoe Canyon, formerly known as Barrier Canyon, is in a remote area west ...

Horseshoe Canyon, Hunter Pictograph, Utah

F: Horseshoe Canyon Trail Head, Canyonland, Utah

摄影师Calvin Jones, 距离此全景3.2

"Horseshoe Canyon, formerly known as Barrier Canyon, is in a remote area west of the Green River and ...

Horseshoe Canyon Trail Head, Canyonland, Utah

G: Green River Flooding

摄影师Thomas Stano, 距离此全景16.4

After being close for flooding for about six mounths This section of the White rim Trail was reopened...

Green River Flooding

H: Hardscrable Hill View Point

摄影师Thomas Stano, 距离此全景18.3

After being close for flooding for about six mounths This section of the White rim Trail was reopened...

Hardscrable Hill View Point

I: Green River Overlook

摄影师Thomas Stano, 距离此全景18.8

This view is located in Canyon Lands National Park Utah.

Green River Overlook

J: Holeman Springs Canyon

摄影师Thomas Stano, 距离此全景21.7

Located in Canyonland National Park Hole Springs Canyon Starts as a slot canyon near the Wilhite Trai...

Holeman Springs Canyon

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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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