Monday, July 26, 2010

Big Bend Hoodoos!

Hoodoos (also sometimes called tent rocks or fairy chimneys) are spires of rock protruding from an arid drainage basin or badland. They're formed where soft sedimentary rock is topped by harder, less easily-eroded stone, protecting each column from the elements.

This neat shot was taken by Chuck Nowland, in July 2010...thanks, Chuck!

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