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These columnar joints protrude from the base of the cliffs at the "left" viewpoint on Compton Peak. The climbing above them is pretty easy, but the angle of the joints shows why it might be easier and much safer to use a rope at least in getting above the joints.

Shenandoah National Park, VA-- October 2007

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Bob SihlerSubmitted by Bob Sihler
on Dec 5, 2007 5:54 pm

Image ID: 363024
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Lat/Lon: 38.81920°N / 78.175°W
Object Title: Basalt Columns

Image Type(s): Scenery