Bryce Canyon, Utah state, USA

Bryce Canyon is a huge area of the state of Utah, an area of 145 sq km, famous for its rock formations composed of conical shaped, brightly colored and aged tens of millions of years. The park consists of high areas and semi-arid, and presents a set of huge natural amphitheatres scattered many hoodoos produced by erosion of the Paunsaugunt plateau. Several natural amphitheatres are carved by erosion. The largest of them, Bryce Canyon, is nearly 20 km long and 5 km wide, with a maximum depth of 250 m. A path runs along the top edge of the amphitheater and several observation posts, called Sunrise Point, Sunset Point, Inspiration Point and Bryce Point, are present.

The hoodos are also called fairy chimneys (also known as lady wearing parts, pyramid or hoodoo) is a kind of natural high column made of weak rock, usually sedimentary, and whose summit is a rock composed of more resistant the effects of erosion. These forms sometimes strange, present everywhere on the planet, are the source of many beliefs and legends.

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