Sandstone Striations Photo



Striations in sandstone tell of eons of sedimentary deposits, a visible geologic record of the time when this region was under the sea. North Coyote Buttes, Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Arizona, USA, natural history stock photograph, photo id 20627Add To Light Table
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Striations in sandstone tell of eons of sedimentary deposits, a visible geologic record of the time when this region was under the sea. North Coyote Buttes, Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness, Arizona, USA

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