Of storms and dappled light

Kildale Rd, Tenterfield.

View all photos taken: Sunday, 23rd March 2014, This photo: 2:45pm

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  • looby88 said:
    Very attractive landscape
  • James Lagden said:
    Nice view David. Looks like Tenterfield might get a bit of rain this week. Hope it's not too wet to get around next weekend!
  • David de Groot said:
    [http://www.flickr.com/photos/33085391@N00] 'tis a lovely spot, huge granite boulders, sheep, kangaroos, etc :)
    [http://www.flickr.com/photos/jameslagden] Quite a few storms around yesterday, not much rain though, but the forecast is for quite a bit. Haven't been on that track in the wet so not sure how it holds up.
  • looby88 said:
    I noticed the boulders, I like the ones in particular with the trees growing on top of them!
  • David de Groot said:
    [http://www.flickr.com/photos/33085391@N00] Undoubtably the trees will be the death of those boulders eventually. The roots have an amazing way of finding flaws in the rocks and eventually cracking them.
  • looby88 said:
    We have rocks,boulders that stick out like this in various parts of the UK, I was always taught in geography that this is the hardest rock, the softer rock that would have been the same height has been eroded away. In some places the rocks were deposited instead by glaciers. As no one was around I expect that it's a very good guess and probably correct. Enjoy while you can then.
  • David de Groot said:
    [http://www.flickr.com/photos/33085391@N00] Oh aye, these are granite and therefore an hard igneous rock. They do weather though, and even become brittle over time (I have some fairly weathered granite in my back yard that will fall apart if hit hard). However, before it gets to that stage it's very very hard indeed.