By Jon Ortner
Straddling the boarders of Utah, Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico lies an impressive desolate tract referred to as the Colorado Plateau. Encompassing over 130,000 sq. miles, it's a excessive, eroded tableland of rock, canyon, and barren region, and inside its limitations are the best focus of nationwide Parks, nationwide Monuments, country Parks, desolate tract parts, BLM holdings, and local American tribal lands in America.
This mini variation of the outsized, deluxe Canyon desolate tract of the Southwest is an awe-inspiring visible odyssey via this marvelous panorama. fantastically photographed by way of Jon Ortner, this little booklet showcases greater than 200 pictures, together with seventy-five panoramas. Shot in additional than fifty destinations throughout a 130,000-square-mile zone of Utah and Arizona, there are 13 geographical components integrated within the e-book: Vermillion Cliffs desert, Bryce Canyon nationwide Park, Zion nationwide Park, Cedar Breaks nationwide Monument, Grand Staircase - Escalante nationwide Monument, Capitol Reef nationwide Park, Arches nationwide Park, Canyonlands nationwide Park, Grand Gulch, Petrified woodland nationwide Park, Hopi Tribal Lands, Grand Canyon nationwide Park, Navajo Tribal Lands.
From the sizeable, majestic canyons, to the bright, swirling shades of the Grand Staircase and Vermillion Cliffs, Ortner stocks his specified imaginative and prescient of a wasteland of rock, right now established but unbelievable, one in every of America's maximum ordinary treasures. This outstanding aassemblage of geological variety and excellent attractiveness draws hundreds of thousands of yank and international travelers each year.
With huge captions concerning the destinations by means of the photographer and an advent by means of the author Greer ok. Chesher.