The Wahweap Hoodoos
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- Wahweap Hoodoos, 84741 Kanab Utah United States
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A "hoodoo" is a column of weathered rock, formed when a thick layer of soft rock is covered by a thin layer of hard rock.
Over time, cracks in the resistant layer allow the much softer rock beneath to be eroded and washed away. Hoodoos form where a small cap of the resistant layer remains, and protects a cone of the underlying softer layer from erosion.
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