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NOAA Photo Library Image - amer0283

Grizzly Peak is to the right in this image. The granite batholith of the Sierra Nevada is well exposed in Yosemite Valley. The phenomenon of spalling and exfoliation is well illustrated here.

Image ID: amer0283, NOAA's Small World Collection
Location: California, Yosemite National Park
Photographer: Jenny Thacker, Cartographer NOAA/NOS/OCS

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