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Snapshots from Antelope Canyon

Nature Rarer Uses Yellow: Snapshots from Antelope Canyon
Published in Sacred Trespasses May 17, 2016

We have driven from a town called Page to Antelope Canyon and the day before us is clear and divine. It is not yet cold. We are in Navajo Nation. As we drive down to the car park, up on the ridge behind us sits the Navajo Generating Station, a coal-fired power plant. A useful blight. We trail a cloud of fine and pale dust. There are in fact two canyons here, both slot canyons, Lower and Upper Antelope, one you climb down into, the other you drive to on the back of a truck bumping and bumping along. . . .