Tall Tales From The Field

Utah’s Extraterrestrial Highway

Highway 24 is a fascinating stretch of remoteness and anomalies.  I’ve never been to Mars but images of its landscape are remindful of the sandstone quirks along Highway 24.

Unusual sandstone rock formations are seen along Utah's rural Highway 24.

Unusual sandstone rock formations are seen along Utah’s rural Highway 24.

 

Unusual sandstone rock formations are seen along Utah's rural Highway 24.

Classic desert sky………

 

Unusual sandstone rock formations are seen along Utah's rural Highway 24.

Looks like an abandoned Buddhist Temple

 

Unusual sandstone rock formations are seen along Utah's rural Highway 24.

A Manhattan Office Tower?

 

Unusual sandstone rock formations are seen along Utah's rural Highway 24.

A wind storm passes through the dusty hamlet of Hanksville. Henry Mountains in back.

 

Highway 24 at Capitol Reef National Park.

Highway 24 at Capitol Reef National Park.

Unusual sandstone rock formations are seen along Utah's rural Highway 24 at Capitol Reef National park.

 

Unusual sandstone rock formations are seen along Utah's rural Highway 24.

Factory Butte

 

Unusual sandstone rock formations are seen along Utah's rural Highway 24.

With Teeth

 

Highway 24

I Want To Believe

 

Unusual sandstone rock formations are seen along Utah's rural Highway 24.

 

Unusual sandstone rock formations are seen along Utah's rural Highway 24.

 

Unusual sandstone rock formations are seen along Utah's rural Highway 24.

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15 responses

  1. [ Smiles ] Wow! Your photo collection is amazing!

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    December 1, 2016 at 6:16 PM

  2. Oh…
    MAN!!!
    *sigh*
    Yet another place to add to the list…
    *sigh*

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    December 1, 2016 at 6:59 PM

  3. Such beautiful colors, so different from Alaska…

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    December 1, 2016 at 10:40 PM

  4. Such a beautiful landscape. Did anyone else see that UFO?

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    December 2, 2016 at 1:44 PM

  5. Incredible bedrock – beautiful!

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    December 2, 2016 at 1:51 PM

  6. Love your comments on your amazing images, like a Buddhist temple or Manhattan towers.

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    December 2, 2016 at 7:59 PM

  7. Great shots. Love the lighting and processing on Factory Butte. We were at Capitol Reef early this year and even passed through Hanksville so it was great to see your images.

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    December 2, 2016 at 9:23 PM

  8. Amy

    In awe… !!!

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    December 4, 2016 at 9:46 AM

  9. I love Utah! It’s one of my favorite places to photograph. I actually told my husband we need to buy a vacation home near Moab and he agreed! That’s how much we love it up there!

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    December 6, 2016 at 8:03 AM

  10. Nice touch with the flying saucer.

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    December 8, 2016 at 1:54 PM

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