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13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Red Rock Reflections

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.

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Date Taken: 03.2015
Date Uploaded: 05.2015
Photo Location: Sedona, Arizona, United States of America
Copyright: © Monica Saaty