In Photos: The Many Moods of Monument Valley

Monument Valley sits on the Utah-Arizona border, within the Navajo Nation reservation. The iconic sandstone buttes that dot the valley floor can mostly be accessed or viewed from Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, which—though instantly recognizable—has many fewer visitors annually than the nearby Grand Canyon. Gathered here, a collection of images of some of the many moods of the valley, from dusky evenings to bright, sunlit panoramas.

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Monument Valley, as viewed from Hunts Mesa, near the Utah-Arizona border.

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Horses graze in Utah with features of Monument Valley in the background.

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Sunset under a dramatic sky in Monument Valley, as seen from Arizona.

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An aerial view of some of the natural features of the valley, as seen from a balloon.

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The sun sets on (from left) West and East Mitten Buttes and Merrick Butte in Monument Valley, Arizona.

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A snow-covered field, photographed near one of the buttes of Monument Valley.

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The view from Hunts Mesa at sunrise.

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Totem Pole Rock stands in Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park at sunrise.

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An unusually wintry landscape.

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Merrick Butte, lit by a sunset as a desert storm passes.

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The light of a sunrise, filtered through a dust storm.

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An aerial view of one of the buttes, as seen during a balloon trip.

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Storm clouds rise behind Merrick Butte.

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Cloud-to-ground lightning strikes in Monument Valley.

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Ear of the Wind, a rock formation inside Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

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