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Interesting Geologic Formation - Grapevine Hills Trail

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Interesting Geologic Formation - Grapevine Hills Trail
« on: February 04, 2006, 04:19:24 PM »
During our 2003 trip, we made a trek to Grapevine Hills.  Along the trail, we spotted this interesting geologic formation.  You can see the boulder, surrounded by layers of rock that formed around it.   Almost like it was dropped into some very soft layered soil...



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« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2006, 03:12:50 PM »
That big rock sitting in the fold is very, very heavy, man.
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Offline Casa Grande

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Interesting Geologic Formation - Grapevine Hills Trail
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2006, 06:23:03 PM »
wow, that's crazy lookin'

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Interesting Geologic Formation - Grapevine Hills Trail
« Reply #3 on: February 05, 2006, 07:43:38 PM »
I forgot to mention in my post exactly where it was on the Grapevine Hills trail.  It is near the point at which you get to the balanced rock.  You can see it off to your left as you are heading up the trail to the location of the balanced rock.

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« Reply #4 on: February 06, 2006, 07:12:42 AM »


I don't remember seeing that particular formation the last time I was there, but I do remember loving that whole area "ooh look at that one" LOL I love rocks!!!!

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Interesting Geologic Formation - Grapevine Hills Trail
« Reply #5 on: February 06, 2006, 11:22:52 AM »
Looks like that one rock is giving birth to the other rock.

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The rock on top is slowly being eaten by the rock on bottom.

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The rock on top was thrown into the folded rock when it was still LIQUID HOT MAGMA.
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