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These formations are called "Hoodoo's" and are found in the badlands of southern Alberta.
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Sep 25 2008 13:17 GMT senna3
Fascinating landscape photo!
Sep 25 2008 18:42 GMT madison101
It is fascinating when you are driving for hours thru flat prairie fields and then come across the badlands. They are a few hours from where I live but well worth the trip there.
Sep 29 2008 03:13 GMT larrybenedict
Any idea why this area is labeled "Bad Lands?"
Sep 29 2008 03:23 GMT madison101
I am not really sure why they are called the "Badlands", but nothing much grows there, its like a desert, They filmed a fair amout of Quest for Fire there, parts of The Unforgiven, and there was a Don Johnson movie but not sure which one it was. I will have to look into how it got its name because now I am curious myself!
Sep 29 2008 12:54 GMT larrybenedict
Thanks for the reply Madison. It's probably because of the lack of vegetation.
Sep 30 2008 23:54 GMT madison101
Well, I looked into why they are called the Badlands. Here is a site if you are interested, check it out. http://www.zwoje-scrolls.com/badlands/index.html Thanks for getting my own curiosity peaked!
Oct 01 2008 02:53 GMT larrybenedict
Thanks for the link to more information about the 'badlands' I read every word of the information.....for real. Lots of nice photos too!
Jan 11 2009 23:49 GMT Cooler PRO
Wonderful image and amazing rock formations ;-)))
Jan 12 2009 12:19 GMT madison101
Its so neat, you go from flat out praires where you can see for miles in every direction and then the badlands hit ya! The hoodoos have been forming themselves for thousands of years. Thanks for your comments Cooler.