... the forces at work deep beneath the surface that caused about six hundred volcanoes in the area to erupt and give us this beautiful view are still at work and in not that many years it is likely we will have a new volcanic crater erupting to further expand this fabulous landscape. Were our lifespans not so short it would seem like this was a very active area and indeed in the geologic time that is earth it is very active ...
The San Francisco Peaks are on the right and on the left side you can see a fair portion of the volcanic craters in the field. The North Rim is on the horizon and just below that you can see the East Kaibab Monocline. I took this shot in September and caught the changing colors of the aspen on the slopes.
Wishing you a very Happy Thanksgiving ... my favorite holiday so I try to celebrate it each day.
I'm taking the holiday weekend off, so will be back Monday morning.
May words unkind and false ne'er pass your lips,
Nor harsh and low ambitions drive you on.