Angel’s Landing, Zion National Park, Utah

Continuing the celestial theme for natural features in the park, this is an image of Angel’s Landing. It was previously known as Temple of Aeolus, after the Greek ruler of the winds.

Kodachrome Reproduction by Mike Roberts

The description states:


Among the beauties of Zion National Park in Southern Utah is famous Angel’s Landing. This mountain of red stone towering high above the canyon floor was so named because it appear to reach almost to Heaven.

–The picture likely dates from the 1950s.

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