March 2, 2012

White Pocket, Arizona

Photograph by Richard Barnes, National Geographic

This Month in Photo of the Day: National Geographic Magazine Features

Miniature lakes reflect the sky in White Pocket, one of the geological spectacles on the Paria Plateau. Over the eons, groundwater has leached the color out of the Navajo sandstone here, and the weather has broken its surface into irregular polygons.

See more pictures from the February 2012 feature story "Rock of Ages."

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