Posts Tagged ‘horizontal’

Horizontal Webs

Spider webs are usually vertical.

Obviously, these two are horizontal. The two strands — orange and other blue — are strands of silk that were  let out to hold the web in place. You’ll see a part of the web stretched across to another leaf nearby.

 This picture was taken in the same area as the two above, and at a different time of day.  A light breeze blew the web around, which resulted in the multi-colors reflecting from the web.

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Stone Masonary part 2

This is the second of three blogs on this hike.

Nature’s elements sure had a vivid imagination when it came to the designs in the rocks of a short bluff on Eagle Mountain.

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The hike up the steep hill to this short bluff was more than strenuous.

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This picture shows steepest part of the slope.

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The yellowish sandstone above lacks the iron of the patterned sandstone below.

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There were so many combinations in the lines,

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  bending and folding,

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  repetitions in the layering,

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Why was there so much more layering, instead of solid shapes?

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This one was sure a curiosity.

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I just don’t understand what could cause such a diversity of designs. It was faster erosion of the regular sandstone and the slower erosion of the sandstone with the iron. Still there had to be a force that created the original layering before the start of the erosion.