rock formation on the border of the states of Arizona and Utah, USA.
It is a particularly popular destination for those who Î±Î³Î±Ï€ÏŒÏ…Î½ hiking and photography, as well as the colorful wavy shapes formed by the rocks offer a unique spectacle.
The Wave is made of sandstone (Î¹Î¶Î·Î¼Î±Ï„ÏŽÎ´Î·Ï‚ rock composed mainly of sand) and has an age of about 190 million years old. According to the scientists who study the phenomenon, the old dunes have been converted into hard rock by compaction over the centuries.
The erosion by the wind and rain has created the spectacular landscape which appears now. The texture of the rocks are quite soft and fragile, so one must walk carefully to not break the small ridges.