Roan Cliffs, Utah
March 16, 2003
Utah’s Green River cuts across the Tavaputs Plateau (top) before entering rugged Desolation Canyon (center), which cuts southward through first the Roan and then the Book Cliffs — two long, staircase-like escarpments that run west-east from Utah into Colorado. Landsat image.
Topics: Colorado Plateau, Geography of the United States, United States, Hospitality Recreation, Interstate 70 in Utah, Book Cliffs, Uintah Basin, Green River, Utah, Desolation Canyon, Tavaputs plateau, Colorado