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Pothole in Yosemite granitic rock. Sentinel Dome. Chemical and physical processes enlarge holes over time.  Water is a polar molecule and acts as a chemical solvent, causing weathering of granite around the hole  Standing water in pothole causes granite to disintegrate= auto cyclic reaction.<br>
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This tree is the famous Ansel Adams photo: http://thetuncluer.files.wordpress.com/2007/07/ansel-adams-jeffrey-pine-sentinel-dome.jpg
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lin murphy
Jan 24, 2009
Pothole in Yosemite granitic rock. Sentinel Dome. Chemical and physical processes enlarge holes over time. Water is a polar molecule and acts as a chemical solvent, causing weathering of granite around the hole Standing water in pothole causes granite to disintegrate= auto cyclic reaction.

This tree is the famous Ansel Adams photo: http://thetuncluer.files.wordpress.com/2007/07/ansel-adams-jeffrey-pine-sentinel-dome.jpg  

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