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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