Roy's Postcards: 1984/06/04

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We drove from L.A. to Glendale Utah today in our Suburban. it was quite a nice trip. Especially since we got the air-conditioning fixed last week. We came through Zion National Park. This beautiful mesa has always intrigued me, as it did again today.

Postcard back:

CHECKERBOARD MESA
near the East Entrance
Zion National Park, Utah

Nature's Own Game Table. The verticle [sic] lines have been formed by water erosion of the cracks made in the rock during uplift of the land. The horizontal lines mark the bedding planes of ancient wind-blown sands, laid down under desert conditions.

Leonard's comments:

We had air conditioning?

See also: utah



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