Arches National Park
Delicate Arch, with an opening 32 feet wide and 46 feet high, provides a frame for the La Sal Mountains. This dramatic free-standing arch is all that remains of a thin Entrada Sandstone fin sculpted by thousands of years of erosion.
This is a Mailable Wood Postcard that is postmarked in 2013.
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Skyline Arch, Arches National Park, Utah
As are most arches, Skyline is the result of fracturing and erosion of an exposed sandstone "fin" or wall. The fin itself was a product of erosion along fracture lines. which in turn were caused by movement deep within the earth.
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Arches National Park, Utah
The unusual Double Arch consists of two arches stemming from a common base. the larger arch extends 165 feet from reef to base and towers 156 feet above the debris below. It can be seen from the road in the Window's Section of the park.