THE BOOK
Some of the ideas discussed in this blog are published in my new book called "The Stonehenge Bluestones" -- due for publication on June 1st 2018. After that, it will be available by post and through good bookshops everywhere. Bad bookshops might not have it....
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Saturday, 7 November 2015

Hoodoos, Bylot Island, Canada


This is amazing -- had to share it!  The pillars are called "hoodoos"  -- pinnacles of soft rock protected by a hood or a cap of something harder.  They are reasonably common in arid areas subjected to very intermittent heavy deluges -- but quite rare in more humid environments and in polar regions.  Bylot Island has a very arid high polar environment, and from the look of these rock faces there is not a lot of frost shattering going on -- but there is certainly something freakish in the local geology....

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