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Canyonlands Gallery Photo Layered Look
Photograph by Frans Lanting

Layers of water and algae curtain the rock face at Lower Calf Creek Falls in Utah. Fed in part by springs tapping a desert aquifer that holds water for decades, the falls persist through droughts. Such oases were critical to the survival of Native Americans and pioneers.



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