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Aug 8, 2018 11:05 PM

A wall, built by nature?

Walking towards it, I had the view in picture 1.  From a distance those lines on the face of the wall made it almost look like it was built from bricks.

But walking around it to the side reveals it's a narrow but very tall wall.

 

It seems that this is an intrusive hard rock that penetrated a softer sedimentary rock when beneath the ocean. Over geological time, it has been thrust up out of the water and the sedimentary rock has worn away, leaving this rather precarious wall.  Walking beside it, we saw it extended for many miles in both directions.

 

Do those who know about this sort of thing agree with this analysis?

 

Picture 1

Intrusion.jpg

Picture 2

IntrusionSide.jpg

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