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Cathedral Gorge

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Cathedral Gorge State Park in eastern Nevada is located in a narrow valley with cathedral-like spires and pillars carved by centuries of water running over soft bentonite clay in a Pliocene-era lakebed.

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Erosion formation in the soft bentonite clay, Cathedral Gorge State Park. Nevada, USA ( color) Pilars carved by erosion, Cathedral Gorge State Park. Nevada, USA ( color) Shale and mudstone eroded in fantastic shapes, Cathedral Gorge State Park. Nevada, USA ( color) Patterns formed by erosion in the soft bentonite clay, Cathedral Gorge State Park. Nevada, USA ( color) Cathedral-like spires and buttresses, Cathedral Gorge State Park. Nevada, USA ( color) Eroded clay formations, Cathedral Gorge State Park. Nevada, USA ( color) Cathedral-like spire, Cathedral Gorge State Park. Nevada, USA ( color) Desert erosion formations. Nevada, USA (Panoramic color) Mud plain below erosion spires, Cathedral Gorge State Park. Nevada, USA ( color) Cathedral-like spires, Cathedral Gorge State Park. Nevada, USA ( color)
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