2007 Coast to Coast Tour

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The entrance of Arches National Park. The Moab Fault follows close to the road, strata to the right have dropped along the fault by more than 2600 feet (792 m). The uppermost exposed rocks look similar on each side, however Wingate sandstone is exposed on the upper left, and Entrada sandstone is on the right, so the actual displacement is much greater than it seems.

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