The Great white throne” ,Zion National Park, Chelsea Stark Blind photography

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Here is my first attempt at photographing
The Great White Throne located in Zion National Park ,Utah.
The Great White Throne is a highlight of Zion National Park, itself a world-class showplace of sandstone. The whole edifice consists of the Navajo Sandstone, one of the world’s largest sandstone bodies. One of the striking things about the Great White Throne is that while its top is white, its base is red. I hope you enjoy this image is much as I do.

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Great white throne" ,Zion National Park, y Chelsea Stark Blind photography

Via Flickr:
The Great White Throne is a highlight of Zion National Park, itself a world-class showplace of sandstone. The whole edifice consists of the Navajo Sandstone, one of the world’s largest sandstone bodies. One of the striking things about the Great White Throne is that while its top is white, its base is red. It is thought that once upon a time the Navajo was a supergiant-class reservoir of petroleum. As the sandstone began to be exposed through erosion, however, the oil and gas escaped, along the way erasing the red sandstone pigments through chemical reduction. This would have been during Cretaceous time, when the atmosphere was extremely high in carbon dioxide compared to today. Whether the massive oxidation of the Navajo oil reservoir and others like it influenced the global atmosphere is an intriguing research problem.

Lee Valley View "Zion National Park By Chelsea Stark Blind photography

Zion Canyon By Chelsea Stark Blind photography

Zion”, Zion Canyon  a photo by chelseastarkphotography.com on Flickr.Via Flickr:Designated in 1919, Zion is Utah’s oldest national park. The park is known for its incredible canyons and spectacular views. Famous hikes including The Narrows, Subway, and Angels Landing attract adventure enthusiasts from around the world. Hiking possibilities are endless. With nearly three million visitors per year, Zion is Utah’s most heavily used park. Most park facilities are located in the Zion Canyon area, and it attracts the most visitors. There are four main sections in Zion National Park.

Zion National Park By Chelsea Stark Blind photography

Zion

Zion” ” National Park, a photo by chelseastarkphotography.com on Flickr.Follow the paths where ancient native people and pioneers walked. Gaze up at massive sandstone cliffs of cream, pink, and red that soar into a brilliant blue sky. Challenge your courage in a narrow slot canyon. Zion’s unique array of plants and animals will enchant you as you absorb the rich history of the past and enjoy the excitement of present day adventures.

Great white throne" ,Zion National Park. By Chelsea Stark Blind photography

The Great White Throne is a highlight of Zion National Park, itself a world-class showplace of sandstone. The whole edifice consists of the Navajo Sandstone, one of the world’s largest sandstone bodies. One of the striking things about the Great White Throne is that while its top is white, its base is red. It is thought that once upon a time the Navajo was a supergiant-class reservoir of petroleum. As the sandstone began to be exposed through erosion, however, the oil and gas escaped, along the way erasing the red sandstone pigments through chemical reduction. This would have been during Cretaceous time, when the atmosphere was extremely high in carbon dioxide compared to today. Whether the massive oxidation of the Navajo oil reservoir and others like it influenced the global atmosphere is an intriguing research problem.