By Christopher Loucks

The Petrified Fires Of Ancient Oceans

Equipment Info
NIKON CORPORATION NIKON D80
State/Province/Region
CO
Country
US
Nearest Area
Red Rocks Park
Town
Morrison
Brief Directions

C-470, exit Morrison, drive west through town to park entrance.

Notes

These acclivitous rocks of the Fountain Formation are approximately 296 million years old and can be found on the northernmost rim of Picnic Rock. The already red arkose here is made glowing by the nearby sodium vapor lamps in the trading post parking lot.

Description

Fiery sandstone formations rise toward the moon and sidereal objects.

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05/05/2009

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