Op 01/05/2021 om 17:22 schreef jr:
> Thomas de Groot <tho### [at] degrootorg> wrote:
>> I was thinking, among other things, about the El Capitan half dome...
>> 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.
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