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Antelope Canyon | Flowing shapes of rock.

Antelope Canyon 'flowing' shapes in the rock.
Antelope Canyon was formed by erosion of Navajo Sandstone. Rainwater, especially during monsoon season, runs into the extensive basin above the slot canyon sections, picking up speed and sand as it rushes into the narrow passageways. Over time the passageways eroded away, making the corridors deeper and smoothing hard edges in such a way as to form characteristic ‘flowing’ shapes in the rock.

Antelope Canyon “the place where water runs through rocks.”

The Antelope Canyon is a slot canyon in the American Southwest. It is located on Navajo land near Page, Arizona. Antelope Canyon includes two separate, photogenic slot canyon sections, referred to individually as Upper Antelope Canyon or The Crack; and Lower Antelope Canyon or The Corkscrew
The Navajo name for Upper Antelope Canyon is Tsé bighánílíní, which means “the place where water runs through rocks.” Lower Antelope Canyon is Hazdistazí , or “spiral rock arches.” Both are located within the LeChee Chapter of the Navajo Nation. (wiki)

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