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West side of Capitol Reef taken from west of Danish Hill. Capitol Reef National Park, Utah. 1964.


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Album caption and index card: Part of panorama of west side of Capitol Reef taken from just west of Danish Hill. Looking northeast toward break in reef, made by Fremont River. Geologic units include Moenkopi Formation as dark evenly bedded rocks in lower part, Chinle Formation as light colored slopes largely covered with large blocks, Wingate Sandstone as steep as smooth cliff, Kayenta Formation as more irregular and broken cliff forming skyline to left of photo, and Navajo Sandstone as white pinnacled cap in center background. Cliff of Wingate is 320 to 350 feet high. Capitol Reef National Monument, Wayne County, Utah. April 1964. Note: Panorama with sjr00536, sjr00537, and sjr00358.


Data Owner :
U.S. Geological Survey
Photographer :
Stacy, J.R.

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name photoLibrary sjr00535
number photoLibrary 31971
batch photoLibrary batch72
number_in_book photoLibrary 535

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