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Arizona

Meteors, Eagles and Triassic Trees

The Crater
Colors in this part of the world are both enduring and fleeting. It's easy, especially this time of year, to get wrapped up in the mono-tonal browns and grays that dominate the landscape. But that's what lends true beauty to the orange and blueish striations in the worn mounds of rock, it's what make the tie-dyed marble of a chunk of petrified wood really pop. This part of the desert is a study of contrasts between muted and voluminous.