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Cathedral Rock

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 14 March 2016 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Geologically, Cathedral Rock is carved from the Permian Schnebly Hill formation, a redbed sandstone formed from coastal sand dunes near the shoreline of the ancient Pedregosa Sea. Ripple marks are prominent along the lower Cathedral Rock trail, and a black basalt dike may be seen in the first saddle.

Photo captured May 5, 2013.

NIKON D7000 1/40 second F/22.0 ISO 100 60 mm (35mm equiv.)

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claudine/canelle from France

Magnifique !!!!

14 Mar 2016 7:08am

franz from Baden, Austria

we must really be thankful for the gifts geology has in store for us! this scenery is certainly stunning!

14 Mar 2016 8:57am

yo from Ile de France, France

Des formes et des couleurs impressionnantes ! Superbe travail d'érosion de l'eau et du vent...

14 Mar 2016 9:08am

Wayra from Roma, Italy

A very particular landscape!!!

14 Mar 2016 9:46am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

A great rocky formation, beautiful colors.

14 Mar 2016 11:56am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot!
such beautiful composition, clouds, colors, lights & textures!
Amazing view!

14 Mar 2016 12:24pm

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Amazing view...really stunning!

14 Mar 2016 1:53pm

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

A spectacular place and a great image.

14 Mar 2016 2:24pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle roche quel découpage et rendu quel rendu des tons superbe vue.
amitié

14 Mar 2016 3:41pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful image of this iconic formation. Love it.

14 Mar 2016 5:05pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Gorgeous natural color and superb view

14 Mar 2016 5:19pm

Jean-Louis Guianvarc'h from Valence d'Albigeois, France

Un relief impressionnant et des couleurs magnifiques!
An impressive relief and beautiful colors!

14 Mar 2016 7:14pm

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Nice shot. Well done.

14 Mar 2016 8:10pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Delightful.

14 Mar 2016 9:04pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

A gorgeous image! One of my most favorite places! The colors are spectacular!

14 Mar 2016 10:45pm

Alun from Elton, United Kingdom

Wow, I just love this sort of landscape

14 Mar 2016 11:20pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

This is an absolutely spectacular image ... the shapes and colors of this amazing formation are just magnificent !!!

15 Mar 2016 12:22am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Nice red rock scene

15 Mar 2016 12:45am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Wonderful rich reds to contrast with the greens in these formations.

15 Mar 2016 1:10am

James from Central Florida, United States

An amazing view ... must be really great to be standing there taking it all in.

15 Mar 2016 1:15am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

Wonderful tones and fantastic detail!

15 Mar 2016 2:26am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Mother Nature sure is a great sculptor. That is a fabulous shot.

15 Mar 2016 3:00am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

beau

15 Mar 2016 2:56pm

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

Beautiful composition of these impressive formations.

15 Mar 2016 6:24pm