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Rock Climbing Photo: Pothole in Yosemite granitic rock. Sentinel Dome. ...
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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.

This tree is the famous Ansel Adams photo:

Submitted By: lin murphy on Jan 24, 2009
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