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   CaliforniaMama  Tuesday May 1 10:42 AM

April 30, 2012 Geometric Waterfall

A "geometric" basalt waterfall.

Photo location: Iceland

Photo by Lorenzo Cagol

via National Geographic

glatt  Tuesday May 1 11:06 AM

It's like an upside down Giant's Causeway.

infinite monkey  Tuesday May 1 11:20 AM

Originally Posted by glatt View Post
It's like an upside down Giant's Causeway.
And look! Someone left cheezburgers for you and Dana!

limey  Tuesday May 1 02:03 PM


monster  Tuesday May 1 03:49 PM

As you wish...

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Wombat  Tuesday May 1 07:24 PM

Originally Posted by glatt View Post
It's like an upside down Giant's Causeway.
That's exactly what it is. There are several locations around the world with this kind of columner basalt formation, Giant's Causeway is one of them. I've been to one close(ish) to where I live:

Diaphone Jim  Tuesday May 1 08:01 PM

Not really chrystals, but contracted and shrunken lava, sort of like the bottom of a dried pond or lake.
In the Sierra Nevadas there is the Devil's Postpile where you can see the formation as columns from the side or pavers from the top.
The waterfall looks like an Inky Cap Mushroom.

sandypossum  Wednesday May 2 09:20 AM

Not trying to get into a VIC vs NSW competition here, Wombat, but we have one, too:
Organ Pipes National Park
It's quite close to Melbourne, where I used to live.

glatt  Wednesday May 2 09:28 AM

We have a famous one too.
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infinite monkey  Wednesday May 2 09:38 AM

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Sundae  Thursday May 3 11:31 AM

Geographical features made out of mashipots do not count. Sorry.

glatt  Thursday May 3 11:36 AM

Ha! I went to google images see a picture of what a mashipot is, and it took me to one of your posts.

monster  Saturday May 5 06:13 PM

Definitely a Sundaeism

Sundae  Monday May 7 06:25 AM

Mashed potatoes?

limey  Monday May 7 06:33 AM

We have some of this rock formation near us, too (and thanks for the Haggis, Monster!)

infinite monkey  Monday May 7 08:49 AM

Originally Posted by Sundae View Post
Mashed potatoes?
Ok...I just now got the joke.

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