Hoodoos in shale

Hoodoos in shale

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Credit: DR JUERG ALEAN/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Soft shale of the Triassic Chinle formation near Paria, Utah, USA. It is being rapidly eroded by occasional rainstorms in a desert climate. Hoodoos form where erosion-resistant caprocks protect the material underneath.

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Keywords: america, american, arid, chinle formation, climate, desert, downpour, dry, erosion, geological, geology, hoodoo, landscape, paria, physical geography, rain, relief, rock, sediment, sedimentary, shale, triassic, united states, us, usa, utah, west

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