Sunday, June 19, 2016

Spectacular Spheroidal Weathering above Babcock Bench

Ken gave me a bit of a tour to a few ice age flood and flood basalt sites. One site was the best spheroidal weathering I have seen - at least from an aesthetic standpoint.
Top of weathered basalt columns
Top of weathered basalt columns above the ice age flood scoured Babcock Bench

Columns and spheroidal weathering

A fully detached column top
Babcock Bench below and Columbia River in the distance

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