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

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This unusual rock formation formed when magma invaded the cracks of an ancient collapsed volcano here in central Utah around 30 million years ago.  As the magma cooled, it contracted.  Generally it is easier for the cooling magma to contract vertically than it is to contract horizontally, so numerous cracks occur along the surface of the magma that propagate downward leading to the formation of columns seen here.  In this case, the ancient vertical columns were later turned on their side so that they resemble stacks of wood and give the place it's name, "Paul Bunyan's Woodpile."

Over many many years, the constant freeze/thaw of water within the rock joints has led to the erosion of parts of the wall of one of the "woodpiles" creating a natural arch.

Fellow 360 photographer, Florian Eggenberger, starts his 360 photo next to the arch.  Calvin Jones, Florian and I spent a great afternoon hiking up to the woodpile, taking several 360s there and along the way.

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

摄影师Florian Eggenberger, 距离此地不超过10 米

John A. Roberts, my friend and mentor sitting at the arch after having shot his own panorama.see John...

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

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

摄影师Florian Eggenberger, 距离此处20远

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

Paul Bunyan's Woodpile, Juab County, Utah

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

摄影师John Roberts, 距离此处20远

This unusual rock formation formed when magma invaded the cracks of an ancient collapsed volcano here...

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

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

摄影师Florian Eggenberger, 距离此处20远

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

E: Paul Bunyan's Woodpile view from ridge

摄影师Calvin Jones, 距离此处90远

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

Paul Bunyan's Woodpile view from ridge

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

摄影师Florian Eggenberger, 距离此处110远

John A. Roberts, Calvin Jones and I enjoyed a day hiking to Paul Bunyan's Woodpile, a geologic curios...

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

G: Hike to Paul Bunyan's Wood Pile 2

摄影师Calvin Jones, 距离此处120远

 Hike to Paul Bunyan's wood pile located in Juab County, Utah.  Florian is setting up to take a 360."...

Hike to Paul Bunyan's Wood Pile 2

H: Hike to Paul Bunyan's Wood Pile

摄影师Calvin Jones, 距离此处180远

Hike to Paul Bunyan's wood pile located in Juab County, Utah."Paul Bunyan's WoodpileA Geological curi...

Hike to Paul Bunyan's Wood Pile

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

摄影师John Roberts, 距离此全景17.8

The Little Sahara Recreation Area encompasses one of the largest dune fields (124 square miles) in Ut...

White Sands, Little Sahara Recreation Area, Utah, USA

J: Bullion Beck & Champion Mining Company headframe

摄影师Calvin Jones, 距离此全景20.4

 "The Bullion Beck & Champion Mining Company Headframe Perched over deep mining shafts, headframe...

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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