14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
This Land Is Now Private
In October, a large portion of Utah's Comb Ridge was sold to the highest bidder at public auction. This stunning monocline is also culturally significant. Home to numerous Anasazi artifacts and ruins, Comb Ridge is part of the proposed Bear's Ears National Monument, casting its future into uncertainty.
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||Nov. 18, 2016, 6:36 p.m.