Cloud over Pothole Dome

Looking up the steep south side of Pothole Dome in Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite. Global warming at the end of the Pleistocene melted the ice that was hundreds of feet deep here — ice that carved wavy potholes in the rock and polished it smooth.


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About Tim Messick

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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