Lower Antelope Canyon, Page, AZ

September 10, 2015 Magsud Aliyev Lower Antelope, Stuff , , , , , , 0 comments

If you are ever in Arizona (probably you are planning to visit, and that is why you are reading this post), don’t forget to make arrangements to stop by a small city in the north – Page. Page is a popular tourist destination, welcoming thousands of photography enthusiasts, daily, due to places and landmarks like Glen Canyon Dam, Lake Powell, Horseshoe Bend on Colorado river, and Antelope Canyons nearby.

 

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Lower Antelope Canyon is about 8 miles away from Page, AZ, accessed through CR-222, north of AZ-98.

 

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Compared to the Upper Antelope Canyon, which is formed above the ground, Lower Antelope Canyon is below the ground, narrower, longer and more challenging. The photo above demonstrates that, during the walk to the canyon, canyon itself is not visible, until you get closer to the entrance. The walk, from the parking to the entrance, takes about 10-15 minutes. The tour itself is approximately an hour long.

 

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The depth of the canyon varies from 20 to 50 ft, the length about 1350 ft, with width being as low as couple feet.

 

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It is a photographer’s heaven. Light, passing through the canyon, illuminates the sandstone walls, and creates spectrum of colors ranging from bright yellow to dark purple.

 

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Sometimes it is possible to see the sky.

 

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Sometimes it is possible to see the faces.

 

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Various shapes carved in the rock, by the water, throughout the years.

 

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Shades…

 

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Shapes…

 

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Colors…

 

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More colors…

 

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And shapes…

 

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