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HooDoos Inspiration Point, Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah

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Bryce Canyon National Park transcends 2000 feet (650 m) of elevation, the park exists in three distinct climatic zones: spruce/fir forest, Ponderosa Pine forest, and Pinyon Pine/juniper forest. Bryce has over 100 species of birds, dozens of mammals, and more than a thousand plant species.

Bryce's spires are called "Hoodoos". They are formed when ice and rainwater wear away the weak limestone.

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Comments (4)

Timo Rossi on January 10, 2009

This great looking location really deserves its name. Great light too.. BR, Timo

Doug Best on January 14, 2009

Timo, Greetings from Ohio! These rock formations are called Hoodoos.

Bryce Canyon Doug

George Coppens on January 1, 2011


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  • Uploaded on July 13, 2008
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    by Doug Best
    • Camera: Canon EOS 30D
    • Taken on 2007/08/15 11:52:03
    • Exposure: 0.002s (1/640)
    • Focal Length: 24.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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