Upheaval Dome, Canyonlands National Park

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Upheaval Dome is an impact structure, the deeply eroded bottom-most remnants of an impact crater, in Canyonlands National Park southwest of the city of Moab, Utah, in the United States. The crater is located in the Island in the Sky section of the park, and is approximately 42 miles (67 km) by vehicle from Moab.
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  • We did this hike in just 2 short hours. Because we weren't prepared to hike my husband hiked with our 4-year-old in a back harness (she was in a dress and Native shoes). She could have easily done...  more »
  • The area is beautiful with gorgeous colors abound. Great shots if you are a photographer.The hike to the first viewpoint is uphill but fairly easy. The hike to the second viewpoint is much steeper to....  more »
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  • It may or may not be an impact meteoric crater. It actually does not matter. It is beautiful, stunning and mysterious work of the Nature. It takes some 30 minutes to climb the 2nd look-out point. The walk sometimes is steep, but rewarding. Views of the dome are unforgettable.
  • A gargantuan mystery in the heart of rock country. After some serious contemplating I have no I what could have caused this, my only explanation is whatever it did it, is buried deep under that sand...

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