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Tent Rock Formations

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 22 June 2014 in Landscape & Rural.

Another view from the Canyon Trail through Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, NM, looking down on some of the cone-shaped tent rock formations. They are the result of volcanic eruptions that occurred 6 to 7 million years ago and left pumice, ash and tuff deposits over 1,000 feet thick. The tent rock formations vary in height from a few feet to 90 feet.

The small blue and red spots near the tree, bottom left, are people below us on the trail starting their climb up the steep section.

NIKON D5000 1/180 second F/19.0 ISO 400 72 mm (35mm equiv.)

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Amazing - it must be impossible to stop photographing in a place like this !

22 Jun 2014 6:24am

jean pierre from paris, France

bel endroit!! amitiés

22 Jun 2014 7:45am

michel creze from le havre, France

La nature nous offre de beau spectacles !

Nature provides us with beautiful shows!

22 Jun 2014 9:37am

Devi from Chennai, India

Fantastic...and thanks for sharing !! Must have been an awesome experience:)Bravo!

22 Jun 2014 11:40am

Toscana from Baden, France

It looks like so much the Capadoce in Turkey.
Lovely point of view !

22 Jun 2014 1:18pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

This viewpoint is superb!

22 Jun 2014 5:23pm

Langevine from Angers, France

oh intéressant comme des cheminées

23 Jun 2014 6:55am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Totally cool!

24 Jun 2014 2:59am

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

A fascinating place.

24 Jun 2014 10:15pm

franz from Baden, Austria

amazing and intriguing !!!

25 Jun 2014 7:05pm

aaanouel from Heredia, Costa Rica

Impressive formations, great shot.
✎ ✔✔✔✔✔ Txs4SharingBarbara

26 Jun 2014 1:16am

NIKON D5000
1/180 second
F/19.0
ISO 400
72 mm (35mm equiv.)