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Posts tagged “erosion

stratigraphy …

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… in Badlands National Park in South Dakota, USA.


bleak horizon …

35470119675_e1986c0a28_b… in Badlands National Park in South Dakota. [larger image]


a wet spring …

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… in Badlands National Park, South Dakota, USA.


layer cake …

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… in Badlands National Park, South Dakota, USA.


care for a stroll …

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… through the Badlands?


tough terrain …

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… in Badlands National Park. For scale, note the two people near left edge of image.


more sheep …

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… bighorn sheep chillin’ in Badlands National Park.


vanishing terrain …

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… in Badlands National Park in South Dakota. Geologists say the Badlands erode about an inch every year. That means the Badlands, currently about 500,000 years old, will be gone in another 500,000 years. Geologically, that amount of time is just a blink of the eye.


bleak …

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… in Badlands National Park.


Castle Valley


If this looks familiar, then you’ve seen many westerns. Director John Ford filmed several movies in Castle Valley with John Wayne. Here’s a list of movies shot in the vicinity of Moab, many in Castle Valley.