The Dutchman's Trail winds its
way through this valley, just to the east of Peralta Canyon, in the west end of the
Superstition Mountains Wilderness Area. You can see a veritable forest of Saguaro
cacti in this easterly-looking view.
Once again, most of the rocks you see here are composed of fused volcanic
ash, erupted during the . In the distance, you
can see layers within the ash formations, which are known as tuffs.
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