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TitleValley of the Gods, near Mexican Hat, Utah
DescriptionThe spires, buttes and cliffs of Valley of the Gods are all carved from rocks of the Cutler Group (Permian). Major formations include the Cedar Mesa Sandstone (cliff former) and the Halgaito Shale (slopes below), but other formations are also present.
LithostratigraphyCutler Group
LocationUSA ▹ Utah ▹ San Juan. Near Mexican Hat. Valley of the Gods.
PhotographerDexter Perkins. 1999.
Key wordsPermian, Utah, Valley of the Gods
Tech details391 KB. Vista. Canon EOS Rebel, 55mm, Kodak Elite Chrome 100 ASA.
GeoDIL number1770