Balance Rock, Southern Idaho
Near Castleford and Buhl, in Southern Idaho, this balloon-shaped tower of stone, 40 feet in height, was carved by nature high above the surrounding desert.
unused - (It is now called Balanced Rock and it is 48 feet high)
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17 miles southwest of Buhl Idaho, near the town of Castleford, you'll find this question mark shaped formation, known as Balanced Rock. A beautiful park is nearby offering picnicking and swimming in Salmon Falls Creek.
Photo by: William Mullins
postmarked in 2008 with a 27 cent 'Papaya' stamp
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Balance Rock is 55 feet wide, 48 feet tall and over 40 tons but only 3 feet by 17 inches at the base.