The Wave: Mysterious Geological Oddity in the Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness Area in Arizona

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This is like no other places on Earth! It’s neither on Mars but is a 190 million-year-old sand formation. Discover amazing pictures of The Wave, some sand dunes which turned to rock through time! WOW!

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You actually need a special authorization to visit this mysterious place hidden somewhere in the Vermillion Cliffs Wilderness Area in Arizona.

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Yes, it’s true, these pictures could have been taken on Mars.

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But actually, it’s a 190 million-year-old sand formation which turned to rock through time.

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The vertical and horizontal layers are produced by deposit of calcium salts.

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The different layers have vibrant colors ranging from red, orange, and purple hues and illuminate the landscape.

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Really an explorer paradise as a special permit is needed to find the spectacular spot.

I would also like to experience this surreal landscape! Mysterious and unique on Earth!

Did you know that the Navajo County was full of giant sinkholes?

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  1. Half of these photos are from Antelope Canyon on the Navajo Reservation, The Wave trailhead is 52 miles from Antelope Canyon.

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