River Rock and Pools - Camp Millicoma (suz)

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Comments (10)

Amelia Royan on November 2, 2009

I love the way you have shown this erosion Suzi, it is very abstract, and very interesting too. I assume it is like this because stones get trapped and are rolled round in these hollows by the river?

Greetings, Amelia

Suzi in Oregon on November 2, 2009

A brilliant deduction, dear Amelia - I think you are right - and thank you! It is a favorite spot of mine and I've asked my brother if we could go there again this week - take a day off. Wish you could join us :O)

Amelia Royan on November 3, 2009

So do I ;-)

Leo Roundtree on November 3, 2009

Suzi, Amelia,

Get your cameras, I'll meet you there ;)

Love this shot, Suzi. According to my resident expert, Swissmay, these are probably glacier mills formed exactly as you and Amelia have deduced.

Your photo looks a lot like the area along the Spokane River where I took this shot. Can't wait to go back to look for more.

Best wishes, Leo

Suzi in Oregon on November 4, 2009

I'm ready! When do you arrive? :) Thanks so much for you comment and information, Leo, and your link to Sad Eyes (thanks Swissmay for your links and info). Here and and is another type of formation, but in sandstone, I think, where the stones become trapped as the sand is compressed, then erosion frees them once more, and the hollow is left behind. While we are rocking and rolling, this may be how some caves are formed. I'll have to look for the original of this one, which would give better scale :O)

Amelia Royan on December 1, 2009


opaho1 on October 14, 2010

Nice pic. Like! & fav!

In nature we find it again and again, surprising and beautiful.

ԁk‒cam on December 28, 2010

Beautiful. Well seen! Like

Greetings from Denmark, Finn

dzikuss13 on December 8, 2015

Nice stone formations, can i see a little gold nugget in there? ;) ;)

Suzi in Oregon on December 8, 2015

Cadisflies and salamanders are more common than gold these days, dzikuss13. Thanks for your visit (O:

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Coos Bay, Oregon

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