Toadstool Hoodoo
An amazing rock formation outside of Kanab Utah. Toadstool hoodoos form when the softer sandstone erodes leaving the harder rock atop to form a cap. This cap shelters the rock column below from water and wind. Hoodoos are most commonly found in the High Plateaus region of the Colorado Plateau and in the Badlands regions of the Northern Great Plains. Hoodoos, which may range from 1.5 to 45 metres (4.9 to 147.6 ft), typically consist of relatively soft rock topped by harder, less easily eroded stone that protects each column from the elements. They generally form within sedimentary rock and volcanic rock formations. I hope you enjoy this photo of such an interesting geological phenomenon.
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