Erosion

The cliff formations at Red Rock Canyon State Park are as impressive up close as they are from a distance.  Some of them resemble the formations in limestone caverns.  But this is eroding sandstone, not accreting carbonate.  These cliffs echo during the day with the calls of swifts, and at night with the hoots of owls.

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Photographer, cartographer, and botanist/naturalist. Home is in Davis, California. Home-away-from-home is the eastern Sierra Nevada. Compiling a flora of the Bodie Hills.
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2 Responses to Erosion

  1. Liz King says:

    I like the audacity of making photographs of a place called RED ROCKS in BLACK & WHITE.

  2. Mike says:

    Such remarkable landscape!!!

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