Bryce Canyon National Park is situated in the south-western part of Utah. The canyon is the park, which really is not a true canyon, but rather a natural amphitheater. Canyon arose through processes of erosion on the eastern most prominent plate "Paunsaugunt-plate" special petrographic structure allowed a higher erosion caused by wind, water and ice is forming formations called hoodoos geolgice. Depending on the composition of sedimentary rocks have colors ranging from red, orange and white. Bryce Canyon-Nationalpark is at an altitude of 2400 - 2700 m above nm west side canyons as high as surrounding Zion National Park or Grand Canyon National Park. The park area in 1850 came the first white settlers and named after Ebenezer Bryce Canyon, which was established here in 1875. In the year 1924 is declared a natural monument, in 1928 is to be declared as national park, the park is now visited by one million tourists annually.