The West - Part II - Page 10


red cliffs
tower
There was  a good wind that day and the mist in the distance is not mist but sand kicked up by the wind.  This did not help mom at all.
As we drove through the area we saw lots of monumental structures.  That is probably the reason for the name, Monument Valley
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There were lots of different forms for these structures made from red or black rock, sometimes with a little white thrown it.
When the wind let up, they stood out very clear even at a bit of a distance.
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hat
Then you could clearly see the shapes of the structures.
For example, that small structure looks like a Mexican hat so they call it the Mexican Hat.

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