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Early morning clouds in the Newlands Valley top pano

Early morning clouds in the Newlands Valley

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Collection: Monument Valley and Valley of the Gods

Monument Valley (Navajo: Tsé Biiʼ Ndzisgaii, meaning valley of the rocks) is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1,000 ft (300 m) above the valley floor. It is located on the northern border of Arizona with southern Utah, near the Four Corners area. The valley lies within the range of the Navajo Nation Reservation. It is perhaps most famous for its use in many John Ford films, including Stagecoach and The Searchers. It has also been featured in the film Forrest Gump and, most recently, Doctor Who. Visitors can pay an access fee and drive through the park on a 17-mile dirt road which is just about doable in an ordinary saloon car. Otherwise, there are plenty of organised trips that you can take.