Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Strange Rock Formations Around The World

Rock formations are created by the elements such as heat, wind, rain, and erosion. What nature has done with these tools on the palette of the earth is both breath taking and mind boggling. These incredible natural rock formations were created slowly over millions of years using the hardest materials. Thankfully for us, nature is a patient artist.

An overview of the 25 most incredible natural rock formations on the planet:

Balanced Rock, Garden of the Gods, Colorado


Gibson Steps (12 Apostles), Great Ocean Road, Australia


Ko Tapu Island, Thailand


Bisti Rock Formations, New Mexico


Bryce Canyon, Utah


Reed Flute Caves, Guangxi Province, China


Landscape Arch, Arches National Monument, Utah


Torghatten, Norway


El Torcal de Antequera, Spain


Stone Forest National Park, Yunnan, China


Meteora, Greece


Mushroom and Chicken Rocks, White Desert, Egypt


Sahara Desert, Tassili N'Ajjer, Algeria


Giant's Causeway, Ireland


Mono Lake, California


Azure Window at Dwejra Bay, Gozo, Malta


Split Apple Rock, Kaiteriteri, South Island, New Zealand


Arbol de Piedra, Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia


Devil's Marbles, Australia


Fundy Bay, Canada


Painted Cliffs, Tasmania


Isalo National Park, Madagascar


Cappadocia, Turkey


Devils Tower National Monument, Wyoming


Rock Formation, Namibia

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