Yosemite - Weathering Pits
Photo of granite weathering pits, or panholes, in Yosemite, CA. The pits are formed by the long-term weathering of the rock. The weathering pans specific to this region are known for expanding wider more so than deeper.
- Created by
- Pestrong, Ray
- Ray Pestrong Geosciences Slide Collections, San Francisco State Unviersity
- Yosemite National Park
Yosemite Domes Dike in Granite Yosemite - North Dome Yosemite - Weathering Granite Erratics and Exfoliation in Yosemite Granitic Surface - Sierras Sentinel Dome - Jeffrey Pine Tree Spalling Granite Yosemite at Sunset Gorge at Yosemite Taft Point in Yosemite Yosemite - Weathering Exfoliating Granite - Sierras Erratics in Fissures - Taft Point Half Dome (2 of 2) Half Dome (1 of 2) Tree Cracking Boulder Mammoth Lakes - Rock Formation Rock Formation - Bridge Spheroidal Weathering