Rock Around the World

WAVE ROCK–AUSTRALIA

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This rock formation is naturally shaped like an ocean wave. It’s about forty-six feet high and three hundred and sixty feet long. Wave rock is a part of Hyden rock which is a granite inselburg. An inselburg is an isolated rock hill or small mountain that is located on terrain that is gently sloping or pretty […]

Grainte Around the World

The Half Dome

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It’s amazing what formations occur in nature. The granite Half Dome  at the eastern end of Yosemite Valley in Yosemite National Park is one such land form.  The land form gets its name for its peculiar shape:  it looks just like a dome cut in half. As for size, the half dome is over 4,000 […]