Canon EOS 5D II; Canon EF 70-200mm @ 200mm; Gitzo tripod; RRS BH-55; RAW capture; f/16 @ 1/13 sec, -1 EV, ISO 100; Auto exposure, AV mode; Centerweighted-average metering; Auto WB
Ship Rock, a diatremic monadnock, rises abruptly from the virtually level surrounding plain. The west face glows with evening sunlight. Located within the Navajo volcanic field, it is a classic geologically-distinct landform of the Colorado Plateau. The landforms of the Navajo volcanic field also figure prominently in the empirical knowledge and culture of the indigenous Navajo people.