Mesas, buttes, and desert environment…. The monument valley is truly a must see either you are a western movie fan or not. This extraordinary place was formed by natural forces like water and wind. The valley is a part of the Colorado Plateau, and has been formed over the last 50 million years. The red color comes from iron oxide, and the monumental rocks can reach the heights of 120-300 m.
It is located on the Arizona–Utah border at the territory of the Navajo Nation Reservation, and said to be one of the most photographed place on earth. Appears in many movies like Stagecoach (1939), The Searchers (1956), Easy Rider (1969), Forrest Gump, or The Eiger Sanction (1975).