The "Egg Garden"
Winter Grassland - Frozen Spring
Sphynx - Egg Garden
Bisti Arch - Twilight
Clinkers migrating downhill
The red is due to natural coal fires oxidizing the iron minerals in overlying sandstones.
Bisti Arch - Summer Late Afternoon
Moonrise over Bisti Mountains
Henry Moore Area
Henry Moore Area - 2
Fruitland Coal Outcrop - Hunter Wash - Bisti Entrance
"Life in the Hoodoos"
Bisti Arch - Late Afternoon - Winter Light
Fluvial Sandstone Sunset - Tabular Concretions on bedding planes
Fluvial channel sandstone lens between coal seams - Fruitland Formation
Fruitland coal split by channel sands
Red clinkers on the horizon
Last Light - Henry Moore Area
Canon 1DsMk2 - 20mm @ f/22
Fruitland coal and siltstones
"Egg Garden, Fruitland coal and channel sandstone outcrop
"Egg Garden", Fruitland coal and channel sandstone outcrop
"Egg Garden", Fruitland channel sandstone outcrop
"Cracked Eggs" - Bisti
Red brush growing in thin coal-rich soil - adds color in December. Fossil Forest.
Petrified tree stump in growth position
Petrified cypress-like conifer - in growth position - Fossil Forest - Fruitland Formation - 75 Mya
Details of petrified cypress-like conifer - tree stump in growth position - Fossil Forest - Fruitland Formation - 75 Mya
Petrified Log - Fruitland Formation
Petrified log eroding from channel sandstone - Fruitland Formation
Petrified log base - Fruitland Formation
Debris slope of fossilized wood. Freeze/thaw cycle has disintegrated fossil tree stump - Fruitland Formation
110. Petrified logs, Bisti Wilderness, Fruitland channel sandstone, San Juan Basin, New Mexico.,
Cretaceous petrified wood was used by the artist to create the circle and spokes
Selected by the Rocky Mtn. Nature Photographer's as best image for the March, 2009 theme, "Hidden Treasures".
Fruitland coal capped by channel sandstone