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The wave: A swirling rock formation

A hiker on a rock formation known as The Wave  in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona.
A hiker on a rock formation known as The Wave in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona.
A hiker taking a photo on a rock formation known as The Wave  in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona.
A hiker taking a photo on a rock formation known as The Wave in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona.
This May 28, 2013 photo shows a hiker taking a photo on a rock formation known as The Wave  in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona.
This May 28, 2013 photo shows a hiker taking a photo on a rock formation known as The Wave in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona.
A swirling colorful rock formation known as The Wave  in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona.
A swirling colorful rock formation known as The Wave in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona.
Shows a on a rock formation known as The Wave  in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona.
Shows a on a rock formation known as The Wave in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona.
Hikers pausing to view a rock formation known as The Wave  in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona.
Hikers pausing to view a rock formation known as The Wave in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona.
Hikers walking on rocky terrain for a 3-mile trip to The Wave rock formation in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument.
Hikers walking on rocky terrain for a 3-mile trip to The Wave rock formation in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument.
A section of a rock formation known as The Wave, part of the land that comprises the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona.
A section of a rock formation known as The Wave, part of the land that comprises the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona.

Hikers on a rock formation known as The Wave in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona.

The US Bureau of Land Management limits the number of permits for hikers to 20 a day in order to preserve the backcountry wilderness experience and protect the sandstone formation.


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areyouthere
Jun 27, 2013 08:32am

Was recently in Arizona it is so so majestic to see these mountains.