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Re: An introduction to Alberta's Badlands: Hiking in Horseshoe Canyon

PHeymont ·
The visible geological processes, and the stubborn persistence of life among them, are just fascinating...Thanks for the view!
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day. April 22, 2014: Alberta's Badlands

Archie ·
Very cool place to visit! With it also being so close to Calgary it can be your main focus of a vacation or just a stop on the way.
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day. April 22, 2014: Alberta's Badlands

DrFumblefinger ·
Hi Archie, Welcome to TravelGumbo! Maybe sometime you can share with us some of the beautiful scenery in Saskatchewan.
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, May 21st, 2014: Hoodoos

DrFumblefinger ·
I'm always amazed by the effects of differential erosion in the badlands, SCP! Beautiful images which are immensely more effective than those showing the hoodoos with the walkways surrounding them now. Thanks for sharing these!
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Re: Gumbo's Pic of the Day, May 21st, 2014: Hoodoos

PortMoresby ·
I love when aspects conspire to produce startling events, like when we run into a friend in a completely unlikely place. In this case, elements and forces running into each other to produce this other-worldly landscape. Nature making a joke or art, not sure which. Maybe both.
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August 28, 2018: Night Sky over the Drumheller Hoodoos

Pierre Renault ·
Pierre shares some photos of a beautiful night sky over the hoodoos in the Alberta badlands.
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, June 9, 2015: World's Richest Deposits of Dinosaur Bones, Dinosaur Provincial Park

Dr.Y ·
Here are some pictures I took during a recent visit to Dinosaur Provincial Park, which is located about a 3 hour drive east of Calgary, near the town of Brooks.  Arriving at the park is like stepping into another world.  It is said that the...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day. April 22, 2014: Alberta's Badlands

Dr.Y ·
Driving 1.5 hours northeast from Calgary over the prairies, the landscape changes suddenly from rolling grassland and grain crops to dramatically eroded hilly layered sedimentary rock formations.  These are Alberta's Badlands, a rough...
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Gumbo's Pic of the Day, May 21st, 2014: Hoodoos

Still Country Photo ·
  The name “hoodoo” comes from the word “voodoo” and was given to these geological formations by the Europeans.  They are found throughout the Drumheller Badlands in Alberta.  The Blackfoot and Cree believe the...
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An introduction to Alberta's Badlands: Hiking in Horseshoe Canyon

DrFumblefinger ·
Most of the hikes I've featured on TravelGumbo are in Alberta's Rocky Mountains, with good reason.  The scenery in these mountains is truly spectacular, the altitude not overly taxing, and the long summer days are usually dry and sunny.  But...
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Monument Rocks, Kansas (Where Gumbo Was #321)

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo was visiting Monument Rocks in Kansas. These are eroded rock formations in the "Badlands", rich in aquatic fossils and natural beauty.
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March 1, 2019: A Day in Drumheller

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger spends a day in Drumheller with some visitors, and shares photos of some of what they saw.
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Re: August 28, 2018: Night Sky over the Drumheller Hoodoos

DrFumblefinger ·
Beautiful night photos. StillCountryPhotos posted photos of the Drumheller hoodoos photographed in daylight some years back in case you'd like to see the landscape of the area. https://www.travelgumbo.com/blo...ay-21st-2014-hoodoos
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Alberta's Badlands, Horseshoe Canyon

DrFumblefinger ·
Alberta's Badlands, Horseshoe Canyon
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Alberta's Badlands, Horseshoe Canyon

DrFumblefinger ·
Alberta's Badlands, Horseshoe Canyon
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Alberta's Badlands, Horseshoe Canyon

DrFumblefinger ·
Alberta's Badlands, Horseshoe Canyon
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September 10, 2020: USS Enterprise, Vulcan

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits this copy of the Starship Enterprise, situated in the Badlands town of Vulcan, Alberta.
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Red Rock Coulee Nature Area, Alberta

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits the seldom visited but interesting rock formations of Red Rock Coulee in southeastern Alberta.
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Re: Red Rock Coulee Nature Area, Alberta

George G. ·
I've always been fascinated by geological rock formations ever since I signed up for a college course in Geology that was my final course allowing me to graduate before being drafted in the US Army.
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