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Various colors have formed over the years on this fascinating piece of landscape where large round boulders are implanted in Red Rock Coulee in Alberta, Canada.

There are lots of fascinating things to see in Red Rock Coulee Natural Area near Medicine Hat in Alberta, Canada but the most magnificent part of this area is the large round reddish colored boulders. These boulders are sandstone concretions and can be up to 2.5 meters in diameter.Many years ago, prehistoric seas created these boulders as many layers of sand, calcite and iron oxide began forming around a main center section which consists of shells, leaves and bones. The waters of the sea continuously formed more layers and the boulders continued to grow.When visiting Red Rock Coulee Natural Area in Alberta, Canada, have a close look at these boulders and you may be able to see the layers of growth and possibly some prehistoric shells, leaves or bones.There are many odd looking geographical features in Red Rock Coulee and it may take you longer than you think to explore this fascinating location. ... continue below the picture...


Red Rock Coulee Alberta

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Photo of large reddish colored boulders covering the landscape of Red Rock Coulee near Medicine Hat, Alberta.

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... You almost feel like you have time warped back into a prehistoric era when life was a whole lot different than what we know today.Large Boulders which are sandstone concretions formed in prehistoric seas seen in the Red Rock Coulee Natural Area situated 65 km southwest of Medicine Hat on Highway 887, Alberta, Canada.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/50 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 27mm.

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Red Rock Coulee Alberta
Various colors have formed over the years on this fascinating piece of landscape where large round boulders are implanted in Red Rock Coulee in Alberta, Canada.
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Rolf Hicker
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