Sierra Nevada Granite: Desolation Wilderness


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Published: December 18th 2007EDIT THIS ENTRY

It was early November in California, and still snow had not fallen on the "Snowy Range". The Sierra Nevada is spectacular for one principal reason- at higher elevations it is almost entirely composed of glacially carved granite. Hundreds of ancient volcanos left behind quite a treasure, for as their liquid magma chambers froze into place- granite was formed. But this granite was trapped underne... Read Full Entry



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This was a small pool of water (~15 cm) in the granite that was reflecting a tree's sillouette



18th December 2007

Ice Crystals
Really loved the isolated ice shots. Abstract photography can be really tough. I think you really captures it well! Mike T.

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