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This isn't something you go out of your way to visit, but if you're in the area, it's worth the little bit of a drive. This is a beautiful rock formation that isn't swarmed with people climbing all ov... more »
We saw this for quite a bit on our drive north towards the 4 corners. It is a really beautiful formation standing in the middle of flatness. I wouldn't say it's worth a detour (read: not THAT amazing)... more »
Shiprock rises up over 7000 feet from the plateau. It is fractured volcanic breccia flanked by dykes of igneous rock. To get close to it (rock climbing is strictly prohibited as it is both dangerous a... more »
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