When geologists talk about hoodoos, they’re referring to giant rock formations weathered into bizarre and magnificent shapes by the forces of nature. Utah’s Bryce Canyon National Park is famous for them — limestone pillars ranging from 5 to 150 feet tall that have been eroded by thousands of years of rain and frost. The process is never-ending, which means that the formations you see today, such as Thor’s Hammer and the Chessmen, will look different to park visitors 100 years from now.
Which animal is a trickster figure in Apache, Navajo and Paiute mythology?
Previous answer: In Khaled Hosseini’s novel “The Kite Runner,” the boys did their kite-running in Afghanistan.
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