Antelope canyon is a giant chink in sand rocks created by wind and water during several centuries.
The canyon entrance is located on the territory of the Navajo people which carry tourists there in an open truck.
The very entrance.
Closer to the "ceiling" the walls become more pressed to each other and there is little sunlight inside.
It is even more beautiful above the heads.
The canyon is practically unnoticeable from the height.
In the very end it widens, fills up with water and flows into a lake.
And this is how the canyons look like from the helicopter.
The canyons unexpecdedly split whole valleys. It is usually impossible to cross one without a bridge. Rivers flow along some of them, often icebound.
"Goose's neck" canyon.
Some are so wide that they can challenge the famous Grand Canyon.
Water has carved fanciful designs in the rocks.
There is an airfield practically in every local village.
If the pilot sees that the helicopter is running out of fuel, he just picks the closest village and fills up the tank.
This airfield was close to the "Valley of the Gods"
This is the famous "Mexican's hat".
People built a powerplant in the middle of picturesque landscapes.