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Conistone Dib, Yorkshire
England

These fantastic patterns look like a miniaturised mountain ranges and gorges from another land. They are caused by the reaction of rain upon limestone, which acts upon the weaknesses of the rocks. The deep crack are a habitat to many species of flora.

Copyright: John Willetts Arps
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Uploadet: 02/09/2011
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Tags: england; summer; uk; yorkshire; dales; rocks; geology; nature; wilderness; pavement; limestone
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