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Parade of Elephants Arches National Park Moab Utah Americana Collection

Parade of Elephants – Americana Collection

The geological scenery of Arches National Park includes a Parade of Elephants. Over an estimated 100-million years of erosion, these natural sculptures were weathered into shapes resembling stone pachyderms.


camera: Nikon D500 | lens: AF Nikkor Zoom 24-70mm f/2.8G
focal length: 29mm (44mm) | exposure: f/8 – 1/500 – ISO 250

Three Gossips Arches National Park Moab Utah Americana Collection

Three Gossips – Americana Collection

Of course there are sandstone arch formations in Arches National Park near Moab, Utah. However other geological attractions inside the park, including Three Gossips near the entrance represent the environmental diversity of this protected space.


camera: Nikon D500 | lens: AF Nikkor VR Zoom 70-200mm f/2.8G IF-ED
focal length: 98mm (147mm) | exposure: f/13 – 1/500 – ISO 250