Weekly Photo Challenge: SouthWest US Texture

These red rocks are along on various highways near Moab in Utah.

The black shiny desert varnish adds a contrasting visual quality to the rougher texture of the sandstone; the petroglyphs add another.
rocktexture-petro3355vert Black shiny desert varnish on the red cliffs along Hwy 128.
black shiny desert varnish on the red cliffs  of Hwy 128 Petroglyphs along Hwy 279. Further along people were rappelling down these cliffs.Petroglyphs along Hwy 279 Petroglyphs at Newspaper Rock on Hwy 211.
petroglyphs at Newspaper Rock Moab is a funky little town conveniently located between Arches National Park and Canyonlands. All the photos here were from outside the National Parks, along the highways. Newspaper Rock is the only one that required any walking. This map shows of some scenic routes around the town.
Map of Canyonlands National Park For more on this Weekly Photo Challenge : http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/texture/

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