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Upheaval Dome, Canyonlands National Park

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Geologic Formation · Nature / Park
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 (68 km) by vehicle from Moab.

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  • I loved the colors inside the dome. The best view is from viewpoint number one. You can easily skip the second.  more »
  • Yet another great set of views in a park that has so many of them. I had to leave my wife behind for this one as I expected it would be too tough for her and boy, was I right. She has MS and this one....  more »
  • 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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