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Of Lizards and Lichens and Land

This photo was taken a number of years back by my mate's cousin, to show the true perspective as we hiked atop the rock strata of Canyonlands in Utah. Here, the youngest layer of geologic deposits is a million years old — built upon shales, sandstones and clays in plateaus and stairsteps hundreds of millions of years old, some still imprinted with dinosaur tracks, some coated in living, cryptobiotic soil that nourishes and [...]

2018-02-14T17:35:15+00:00 January 15th, 2017|Blog, Ecology|0 Comments