24 Apr '11, 9pm

Arizona's Incredible Painted Desert #photos

The Painted Desert has been created by millions of years of the plates of the earth shifting, and the changes in sea level. The desert is mainly composed of erodible siltstone, mudstone, and shale, with traces dating back as far as 255 million years ago. Due to all the changes the environment has gone through over the years, some accounted for, others unknown, the desert was once probably a normal range of low level, or underwater, mountains but came out looking like something Pablo Picasso or Dalie might have imagined.

Full article: http://www.environmentalgraffiti.com/news-arizona-painted...