March 7, 2012

Boulders, Yosemite National Park

Photograph by Fritz Hoffmann, National Geographic

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Boulders perch randomly at Olmsted Point in Yosemite National Park. A glacier sculpted the 92-million-year-old bedrock here and left the boulders, plucked from a nearby mountain, when it retreated. The rocks, along with grooves in the bedrock, show the path of the glacier.

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C. Leohr
C. Leohr

Awesome! I love Yosemite, one of our country's natural treasures...

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