|Panoramic Views of Fire Canyon and Silica Domes
in Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada
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Panoramic view of Fire Canyon and Silica Domes in Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada. Several of the rock formations in
Fire Canyon resemble huge works of art and gigantic sculptures. As the sun moves across the sky, it continuously
transforms the magnificent kaleidoscopic colors of the rocks below. The desert is illuminated in brilliant reds, browns and
yellows while the rocks glow with a fiery intensity. According to a sign in the parking area of Fire Canyon – “In this region,
forces within the earth have been powerful enough to cause thousands of feet of surface rock to fold, break, and in some
areas push several miles from their original location. Today, erosion has worn away the top of one great fold, exposing the
sharply angles layer of rock, and creating numerous canyons.”
A 4-hour hiking route with a topographic route map in the Fire Canyon for canyoneer is described in the following website:
More information and photos on Valley of Fire State Park are available on my Travelogue web page at: