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Milky Way above Navajo sandstone in Arizona

Those who’ve been there say the drive to White Pocket – a swirling, twisted, multicolored landscape in northern Arizona – is an adventure in its own right.

View larger. | The Milky Way as seen from Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona, by Dave Lane Astrophotography.  Visit Dave Lane's Facebook page.

View larger. | The Milky Way as seen from Vermilion Cliffs National Monument in Arizona, by Dave Lane Astrophotography.

Here is a 16-image panorama of the Milky Way arced above a little known area in northern Arizona. It’s called White Pocket, and it’s in the Vermilion Cliffs National Monument. Those with a four-wheel drive vehicle can see this spectacular landscape of twisting Navajo sandstone. David Lane, who created this beautiful image, said:

As hard as it is to get there its even harder to describe. Every corner reveals explosions of color, something new and amazing.

Visit Dave Lane Astrophotography on Facebook.

Information about White Pocket in Arizona.

Via U.S. Department of the Interior.

Deborah Byrd

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