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The Land of the Sleeping Rainbow

Escalante-Grand Staircase

A lengthy ridge of red Wingate sandstone that curves right to the east and forms the near edge of Capitol Reef. The rocks of Capitol Reef are mostly sedimentary rocks which are a drab off-white color unless the rocks contain small amounts of impurities which act as pigments. Photo © copyright by Robert Faucher.

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