Differential Erosion


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photo of mushroom rock from differential erosion
"Mushroom" rock produced by differential erosion,
SE Utah.

photo of Mitten Rock, Monument Valley, AZ
Differential erosion of resistant sandstone overlying
less resistant shale, Monument Valley, Arizona.


photo of The Chocolate Drops, Utah
Isolation of monoliths, SE Utah. Person for
scale on skyline at right.
photo of hogback ridge, Colorado
Hogback ridge, capped by resistant
Dakota Sandstone, Colorado.
photo of stair-stepped topography, SE Utah
Stair-Stepped topography produced by erosion
of alternating sandstone and shale, Utah.


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