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Rock spire falls to earth, changing Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah

Rock spire falls to earth, changing Utah park
Rock spire falls to earth, changing Utah park
Posted at 10:30 AM, Dec 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-07 12:34:50-05

BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Utah – The elements of time is being blamed for dramatic changes to an iconic rock spire in Bryce Canyon National Park in Utah.

Park officials say a hoodoo known as the Sentinel has fallen. A hoodoo is a geological term to describe a tall spiraling rock.

The park tweeted out photos showing a side-by-side comparison of the rock formation before and after the collapse.

The Sentinel is a popular hoodoo viewable from the Navajo Loop inside the park located in southwestern Utah.

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