Needle Rock

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gerold.firl on June 14, 2011

Needle Rock was the core of a volcano. The slowly cooling magma formed a harder rock than the surrounding cone, and after the cone eroded the hard core was all that remained. It's a pretty spectacular pillar, with some very vertical surfaces.

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on June 11, 2011
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    by gerold.firl
    • Camera: NIKON E4300
    • Exposure: 0.002s
    • Focal Length: 16.30mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash