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Fracture-controlled erodibility, great rock climbing

Postby ERIC » Mon Nov 03, 2014 3:14 pm

Fracture-controlled erodibility, great rock climbing

November 3, 2014

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Matthes Crest, just south of Tuolumne Meadows, is a famous climbing locality. The ridge owes its prominence to the glacial erosion of tabular fracture clusters lying on either side of it. Credit: Frank Klein.

Article link: http://phys.org/news/2014-11-fracture-c ... g.html#jCp
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Re: Fracture-controlled erodibility, great rock climbing

Postby cefire » Tue Nov 04, 2014 11:54 pm

That is just an awesome picture, added to my list :unibrow:
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