I was, and I still am, a geographer and a geomorphologist at heart even after all the years away from my “practising” days. Before we left for Utah, I knew I wanted to go and see Goosenecks. For those in the know, it’s one of those classic Leopold, Wolman and Miller – Fluvial Processes in Geomorphology …

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Painted rocks

Somewhere on the road from Hanksville to Hite on Route 96 in Utah (as I recall) I saw this jumble of colours of eroded brightly coloured sandstone rock and tussocky grass. In cropping to an envelope shape, the effect is to make it look more like a panorama than it actually was.

Bryce Canyon

Continuing the series of old pre-digital images whose negatives I’ve scanned, the next few posts are from a “road trip” we did from San Francisco through Yosemite, Death Valley, Zion and through to Los Angeles. They’re not going to be in any particular order – just how I feel. Anyway, here are a couple of …

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