Deserts, canyons and volcanoes in Arizona - Marc Haegeman Photography

Balanced Rock

A big boulder rolled down from the nearby cliff to a stop on this pedestal made of softer rock. Since the pedestal is eroding away at a faster pace, the boulder will topple again before it, too, will be broken down by weathering

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