31 Mar '17, 10pm

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Utah’s Bryce Canyon is not the deepest in the United States; its largest “amphitheater” of naturally eroded rock drops 240 meters. Arizona’s Grand Canyon, for comparison, measures more than 1,800 meters deep in places. But photographers who visit Bryce Canyon National Park are not typically looking for dizzying heights and depth. They are there to capture images of the delicate spires called “hoodoos” that rise from the canyon. On March 9, 2017, the Operational Land Imager (OLI) on Landsat 8 captured this natural-color image of Bryce Canyon National Park. It shows the north-central part of the park in the vicinity of the main amphitheater. Unlike canyons sculpted primarily by a river, Bryce Canyon is the result of weather-induced erosion. Over time, weathering has shaped the series of hoodoo-filled amphitheaters that descend from the east side of the Paunsaugunt Plateau. C...

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