Parowan Gap

October 05, 2023  •  Leave a Comment

Parowan Gap
Iron County
Utah
August 2023

The Parowan Gap is a remarkable geological feature located in southwestern Utah. This unique gap, formed by the eroding forces of wind and water over millions of years, boasts a captivating collection of natural rock art and petroglyphs etched into its towering red sandstone cliffs. These ancient petroglyphs, created by Native American tribes, provide a fascinating glimpse into the spiritual and cultural heritage of the region's indigenous peoples. The Parowan Gap has long been a place of cultural significance and is recognized for its celestial alignment with the summer and winter solstices, emphasizing its importance as an astronomical observatory for ancient civilizations. Today, it continues to be a destination for those interested in archaeology, geology, and the preservation of Native American history.

See more of my Parowan Gap photography here.

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Iron County
Utah
August 2023
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Iron County
Utah
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Parowan Gap
Iron County
Utah
August 2023
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Utah
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