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Friday, 12 December 2014

Zion National Park, Utah.

ABOUT:
Zion National Park is located in the Southwestern United States, near Springdale, Utah. A prominent feature of the 229-square-mile ark is Zion Canyon, which is 15 miles (24 km) long and up to half a mile (800 m) deep, cut through the reddish and tan-colored Navajo Sandstone by the North Fork of the Virgin River. The lowest elevation is at Coalpits Wash and the highest elevation is 8,726 ft (2,660 m) at Horse Ranch Mountain. Located at the junction of the Colorado Plateau, Great Basin, and Mojave Desert regions, the park's unique geography and variety of life zones allow for unusual plant and animal diversity. Numerous plant species as well as 289 species of birds
SOURCE: WIKIPEDIA
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