Dead Horse Point, after the dust settled.

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Dead Horse Point got its name from a local story about some horse thieves who corralled their stolen horses there while evading capture. The thieves never made it back and the horses, unable to find their way down due to the steep terrain, all died of thirst within view of the Colorado river, 2000 feet below. The point where the horses died is not actually here, but it is nearby.

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Comments (9)

Andy Rodker on July 2, 2012

INCREDIBLE SHOT. Amazing for those like me who have never seen this type of terrain in the flesh, and probably for many who have.

Easily one of the most staggeringly impressive photos I've seen in a long while. I wish I could give it more thsan just an L+F! All the best, Andy

Mihály Mondovics on July 3, 2012

Well built. Best wishes, Misi

Catherine A on July 6, 2012

Splendid landscape. Like + YS. Regards, Catherine.

Adem Dogan on July 14, 2012

WOW! this is again very Fascinating Landscape Picture with Mega Panoramic View.

LIKE 4

Friendly Greetings. Adem Dogan

Potoka on August 14, 2012

Wonderful view. LIKE!!!!!! + YS Best regards from Basque Country (Spain). Marije

Fred Quader on December 10, 2012

L 6, F 5,

great view.

Lady GooGoo La La on January 22, 2013

Much better than mine :~) :~( YSL and smiles from Land of Smiles, Thailand :~)

Lady GooGoo La La

Shaun Thomason on January 26, 2013

Great HDR work and spectacular scenery!

James Bian on May 12, 2013

Excellent panorama, beautiful landscape. YSL

Best wishes, James

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Photo taken in Dead Horse Point State Park, Utah 313, Moab, UT 84532, USA

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  • Uploaded on July 2, 2012
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    by kenfowkes
    • Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
    • Taken on 2012/05/26 19:12:55

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