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Photo ID: h0x14hSubject: Sedimentary RocksDescription
Colorado Plateau; Cutler Formation; De Chelly Sandstone; Degradation; Denudation; Differential Erosion; Erosion; Erosional Features; Erosional Surfaces; Geomorphology; Mitten Buttes; Oregon Rock Shale; Permian; Sandstone; Shinarump Formation; Surface ProcessesOne of the Mitten Buttes of Monument Valley in Arizona. These monuments of the valley are created as soft shales of the Cutler Formation erode away, leaving massive vertically jointed slabs of sandstone without support.

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Bruce Molnia

Credit Line: Copyright Bruce Molnia, Terra Photographics
North America; United States; Arizona; Monument Valley Tribal Park
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