Blue Mesa Pinnacle

As I drove west on Route 50, this formation was on the opposite side of the western-most Basin (Sapinero) of the Blue Mesa Reservoir.

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Zooming in a little closer, where the left end meets the water is thought to have formed 150 million years ago.

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The little crown at the top off the next portion is thought to have formed 28 million years ago.

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And finally the right portion of the formation.

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Here is the same formation Wednesday morning when it was not quite as cloudy.

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