Painted wall of

Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Colorado.
Pegmatite dikes- bends of lighter colored igneous rock, it is more resistant to erosion than the dark gneisses into which they intrude.


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EricChu - Apr 25, 2010 3:58 am - Voted 10/10


That's quite an impressive photo you posted of that canyon wall! Does it still go down a lot further?

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Liba Kopeckova - Apr 25, 2010 11:08 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Wow!

Yes, it does, but it was in the shade... It is an impressive canyon...Some rock climbing there too, and often requires overnight on the rock...

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