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Hidden Canyon Trail closed in Zion National Park due to rockfall

ksl.com

ZION NATIONAL PARK — Nine hikers were temporarily trapped Tuesday morning after a rockfall on the Hidden Canyon Trail in Zion National Park, officials said.

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Rockfall injures two at Zion National Park

kutv.com

(KUTV) — On Sunday afternoon, two visitors were injured by a rockfall at Zion National Park.

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‘Spectacular’ discovery gives rare view of walking dinosaurs

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LAKE POWELL — When veteran dinosaur tracker Andre Delgalvis first laid eyes on a giant slab of rock near Lake Powell a few weeks ago, he could hardly believe what he was seeing.

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Worst rockfalls, landslides in Zion National Park

ksl.com

A large rockfall recently closed state Route 9 in Zion National Park, prompting us to take a look back at the worst rockfalls and landslides in the park’s history.

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Giant rock fall blocks road near Zion National Park

fox13now.com

A giant rock fall has blocked the main park road.

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See the official National Park Service News Release HERE for more information.

U of U studying shifting stability of Utah’s iconic arches

fox13now.com

The red rock arches of southeastern Utah attract visitors from around the world. The majestic structures have stood for thousands of years, but they could possibly collapse over time.

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Why Don’t Balancing Boulders Fall During Earthquakes?

smithsonianmag.com

Some boulders defy gravity. Despite balancing on other rocks in the midst of fault lines, they stay precariously perched — thanks in part to those fault lines brushing up against each other, geologists report in the journal Seismological Research Letters.

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Farmington Canyon to be closed for days after large boulder falls

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Farmington Canyon will be closed for three days to allow the area to be evaluated by engineers after a large boulder fell and blocked the road Sunday.

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