Stone Masonry

… crafted by the elements of nature.

I was way more than impressed (and highly excited). Impressed enough that it will take 3 blogs to show off all their intricate work.

As my followers know, Buffy and I often hike up a creek on Eagle Mountain.

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The creek narrowed the higher we went. At one point it made a sharp bend, and was much narrower up from there on up. The rocky slope on the right side rose dramatically, which is one reason I’d never hiked up to this short narrow bluff. If you look on the left side of the picture, you can get an indication of the slope.

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It was worth the climb! Iron in the sandstone created the patterns. These are called liesegang bands.

A lot of creativity when into these.

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Each unique,

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intricate,

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  innovative,IMG_4229 red alt

and inspiring.IMG_4241 red altThe word awe came to mind.

I will post more pictures of these banded rocks in the second blog on Saturday and the third Sunday.

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10 responses to this post.

  1. Wow. Nature’s sculptures in the rocks are amazing. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Mind boggling to think how many eons it took to create a jewel such as this.

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  3. Posted by Vicki on January 4, 2013 at 8:59 am

    that is really beautiful.. the path does look a bit intimidating. looking forward to the next posts.

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  4. Thanks for posting these marvels of nature. I’m looking forward to seeing more.

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  5. These outcroppings are incredible. I’ve never seen anything like them, and i’ve seen a lot of stone.

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