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Archae,
I'm sorry I don't have time to give your arguments the consideration they deserve, but I have been spending way too much time on this MB lately. I let my priorities get all screwed up, so let me just make a couple quick responses to all of your posts at once.
Regarding these two pictures I consider nothing unnatural about the formation, so that is why I felt they were of no value. I totally agree with you that they are being caused by a similar process. There are differences between these two and the other picture we were looking at which I don't have time to get into. (They are small and probably insignificant, but it is too early to tell.)
Another note: I don't completely rule out spherical weathering as the cause, I simply have not seen another formation that provides a satisfactory explanation for some of the discrepancies that myself and others have mentioned elsewhere. I will not bother to state these again, but I will say that we must agree to disagree on this point for now.
Other than these points I am withholding judgement on the rest of this formation until I at least know what type of rock we are dealing with and see pictures other than the few that were in the article. We can possibly continue this debate then, but until that time I'm not going to worry about what caused the formation. The important question is whether they are natural or not, and it seems that everyone can agree that they are even if we can't agree on what caused them.

Mike B

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Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 238 Jaimi 22-Apr-02 01:58
what am I doing wrong??? 136 Jaimi 22-Apr-02 01:59
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 127 Jaimi 22-Apr-02 02:04
I give up 156 Jaimi 22-Apr-02 02:05
Re: I give up 175 Don Holeman 22-Apr-02 02:26
Thanks Don 150 Jaimi 22-Apr-02 03:04
Re: I give up 162 drak1 22-Apr-02 02:32
Re: I give up 150 Jaimi 22-Apr-02 02:49
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 161 Jaimi 22-Apr-02 03:05
Jaimi - HTML Problem 215 Tripp 22-Apr-02 07:09
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 142 Richard Essame 22-Apr-02 04:19
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 150 Aristarchus 22-Apr-02 10:35
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 168 Mike B 22-Apr-02 18:44
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 125 Aristarchus 23-Apr-02 20:23
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 136 mephisto 22-Apr-02 05:24
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 128 Archae Solenhofen 22-Apr-02 07:19
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 171 mephisto 22-Apr-02 17:31
well said 136 konuzion 22-Apr-02 21:09
Why Phoenician's? 165 Mike B 22-Apr-02 22:50
Re: Why Phoenician's? 125 konuzion 22-Apr-02 23:36
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 151 Archae Solenhofen 23-Apr-02 03:16
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 121 mephisto 23-Apr-02 03:55
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 152 Archae Solenhofen 23-Apr-02 05:54
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 193 Mike B 23-Apr-02 17:56
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 175 Mike B 23-Apr-02 19:20
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 191 Archae Solenhofen 23-Apr-02 21:10
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 169 Mike B 24-Apr-02 23:59
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 174 KatDawg 22-Apr-02 17:32
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 136 Mike B 22-Apr-02 19:27
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 157 mephisto 22-Apr-02 21:05
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 172 Archae Solenhofen 23-Apr-02 02:42
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 165 Mike B 23-Apr-02 17:31
I agree with Mike, Archae 198 Jaimi 23-Apr-02 17:55
Re: I agree with Mike, Archae 167 Mike B 23-Apr-02 18:19
Re: I agree with Mike, Archae 174 Archae Solenhofen 23-Apr-02 22:20
Re: I agree with Mike, Archae 133 Jaimi 24-Apr-02 03:18
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 160 Archae Solenhofen 23-Apr-02 22:10
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 136 Mike B 24-Apr-02 18:53
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 146 Archae Solenhofen 24-Apr-02 19:24
Re: Has anyone ever seen rock formations like this? 142 Anomalies 24-Apr-02 20:29
I don't agree... 163 Jaimi 22-Apr-02 19:46
close but no cigar 139 Jaimi 22-Apr-02 19:48
Entirely natural 123 konuzion 23-Apr-02 21:02
Re: Entirely natural 165 David Campbell 25-Apr-02 21:55
Re: Entirely natural 142 konuzion 26-Apr-02 00:05
Re: Entirely natural 136 David Campbell 26-Apr-02 03:11


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