Years of dripping water erodes and brings various elements with it through cracks. When it reaches a crevice, it drops down. Over thousands of years, enough material is left behind in both where it fell from, as well as where it lands. 17 more words
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Some rock formation at Fall Creek Falls, located in Tennessee.
The Cornish coastline has the most amazing geological formations. The rock undulates, as if it had been soft toffee, rolled and kneaded before setting hard. Here, in a cave beneath Tintagel Castle, the oxidation (from iron in the stone, I think?!) and the lush algae, contrast so beautifully. 13 more words