Photo of spalling granite, which is the separation and breaking away of layers of stone. This is sometimes caused by the freezing and thawing of the rock.
- Created by
- Pestrong, Ray
- Ray Pestrong Geosciences Slide Collections, San Francisco State Unviersity
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