new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
Spiral Rock Arches | by Renee's Moment
Back to photostream

Spiral Rock Arches

Antelope Canyon was formed by the erosion of Navajo Sandstone due to flash flooding and other sub-aerial processes. Rainwater runs into the extensive basin above the slot canyon sections, picking up speed and sand as it rushes into the narrow passageways. Over time the passageways eroded away, deepening the corridors and smoothing hard edges to form characteristic "flowing" shapes. (May 2019)


The photo was taken handhold: ISO640; f/2.8; 1/180s





714 faves
Taken on May 28, 2021