January 26, 2015

Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona

Photograph by Kevin Moloney, New York Times/Redux

Spectacular walls of red sandstone rise hundreds of feet above valley floors in Canyon de Chelly National Monument, creating scenes of stunning beauty. The park's most famous spot is Spider Rock, an eroded pinnacle that climbs 800 feet above the canyon.

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