POTD: Bare Tree #29

Bare Tree #29
Chiricahua National Monument, Arizona
2020

 

2 thoughts on “POTD: Bare Tree #29”

    1. Kathy, I have been to Tent Rocks, although it’s been a while. While the general biota in the two areas is probably similar, I think the rock formation shapes differ quite a bit. While both have tall formations, the spires and balanced rocks of the Chiricahaus are much more angular and blockly compared to the more smoothly sculpted tent-shaped peaked columns that give Tent Rocks it’s name. That difference is likely explained by the fact that the Chiricahua formations are rhyolite while the Tent Rocks are ash and tuff (or so says Wikipedia).

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