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17 May 2021 19:09:05 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Granites Intermezzo  
From: Thomas de Groot
Date: 2 May 2021 02:19:36
Message: <608e4478$1@news.povray.org>
Op 01/05/2021 om 17:22 schreef jr:
> hi,
> 
> Thomas de Groot <tho### [at] degrootorg> wrote:
>> I was thinking, among other things, about the El Capitan half dome...
>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Capitan
>>
>> Note that granitic landscapes/formations look rather featureless as far
>> as textures are concerned. They have no/little internal layering, and
>> weathering is mostly 'rounding' the rocks.
> 
> had not heard of 'El Capitan' before.  900+ metres of sheer cliff, just .. wow.
>   cannot really imagine, but feel one would feel distinctly ant-sized standing at
> its base.  (America, huh?  _everything_ is big in America!  :-))
> 
Closer to home (Europe) the cores of the Alps are granites. Bretagne, 
Scandinavia and Scotland are also ancient mountain range cores were 
granites are common.

-- 
Thomas


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