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Monitor and Merrimac Area, Utah - April 29, 2004

Along the way into Canyonlands, the road passes two prominent buttes named Monitor and Merrimac, named after the Civil War ironclads.


Along Utah 313. [2048x1536]

The Monitor and Merrimac stories. [2048x1536]

And there they are. [2048x1536]

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The winding road to this view area. [2048x1536]

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Monitor. [2048x1536]

Merrimac. [2048x1536]

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Continuing on Utah 313. They don't really need the "Scenic Byway" shield to tell you that this is a scenic road. [2048x1536]

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More distant view of the buttes. [2048x1536]

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Some giant indentations worn into the sandstone. Every rock around here seems to want to be an arch some day. [2048x1536]
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