Sunday, August 10, 2008

Iconic stone arch collapses in Utah

Houston Chronicle reports:
One of the largest and most photographed arches in Arches National Park has collapsed. The park's chief of interpretation, Paul Henderson said Wall Arch collapsed sometime late Monday or early Tuesday. The arch is along Devils Garden Trail, one of the most popular in the park. For years, the arch has been a favorite stopping point for photographers. Henderson said the arch was claimed by forces that will eventually destroy others in the park: gravity and erosion. READ MORE