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TitleCliffs north of Mexican Hat, Utah, at Valley of the Gods
DescriptionValley of the Gods, north of Mexican Hat, Utah, is an area of spires, buttes and small mesas carved from Cedar Mesa Sandstone (Permian). The rocks exposed here, mostly of Permian age, can also be seen in Monument Valley, 10 miles to the southwest where the Cedar Mesa Sandstone is the major cliff former.
LocationUSA ▹ Utah ▹ San Juan. Near Mexican Hat. Valley of the Gods.
PhotographerDexter Perkins. 1999.
Key wordsUtah, Permian, Valley of the Gods
Tech details341 KB. Vista. Canon EOS Rebel, 55mm, Kodak Elite Chrome 100 ASA.
GeoDIL number1769