Sunday, August 17, 2014

Geo 730: August 16, Day 593: Charcoal-Grilled Strawberries

Well, at least the plant at my fingertip looks like a wild strawberry to me. Though it's not really grilling, and that's not really charcoal. Pretty much all the rock visible in this photo is ancient charcoal, completely infused and filled with quartz. This is at the east/upstream end of the outcrop, where the base of the "wood" containing breccia-like rock comes down to near the road level, (Dip is to the east here.) and it's actually reachable. Elsewhere, you can't get at the apparently obliterated forest, but the black chunks are large and contrasty enough that you can see them easily from the road.

Photo unaltered. August 5, 2012. FlashEarth Location.

No comments: