Stunning sandstone formation called The Wave, located in the acre Paria Canyon-Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness near the Arizona and Utah border. The geologic formation consists of intersecting U-shaped troughs eroded into Jurassic age Navajo Sandstone.
Arizona's Vermilion Cliffs at sunset. Second Wave Coyote Buttes North Paria Vermilion Cliffs Wilderness Arizona. Taken about just as the last light falls on the wave and the background goes into shadow.