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Feb 13, 2009 - Rainbow Basin and Goldstone Deep Space Complex

Today we found the most amazing and unusual place –the Rainbow Basin. The area is a mishmash of colours, shapes and formations. Water and wind have sculptured the sandstone and sediment to expose brilliantly coloured formations. The colours of the rocks changed as the light changed. To explore the area we took the unpaved Fossil Canyon Loop road which was an interesting route. The road had been built through the basin and was one-way (so no turning back!) and winds through the narrow gorges and gouges. We would certainly not have liked to...

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