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.
#tbt to the last 30+ yrs of #TheSentinel. New forms ever await within the rock below, but this one will be missed. pic.twitter.com/wkAz7u1r8r
— Bryce Canyon NP (@BryceCanyonNPS) December 1, 2016
The Sentinel is a popular hoodoo viewable from the Navajo Loop inside the park located in southwestern Utah.